Gary Winning, 62

Gary Winning, age 62

Eden Valley

February 27, 1949 – October 24, 2011

A funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond, MN for Gary Winning, age 62, who died Monday at his home.

Relatives and friends may gather at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Gary was born in Greenwald to Albert and Marina (Hansen) Winning.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1968-1971 and was a Vietnam Veteran.  Gary worked for the Minnesota Department of Transportation as a Highway Maintenance worker for 30 years.  He loved riding his motorcycles, fishing, camping, gardening, farming and bird watching.  Gary was a member of the Watkins V.F.W. Post 5460 and Gold Wing Road Riders Association.

Survivors include his sisters, Verlia Koopmeiners, Lee (Ken) Patz, Cindy (Bob) Coolbroth; former wife, Diane Eisert; brother-in-law, Leander S. Meyer; sister-in-law, Donna Winning Trade; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alvera Meyer; brother, Charles Winning; brother-in-law, Bert Koopmeiners.

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