Charles Anton “Chuck” Winters

Charles Anton “Chuck” Winters, 62, of Ripon, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, May 9, 2014.

Chuck was born on June 10, 1951, in Fond du Lac, a son of Justin M. and Mabel Maier Winters, and grew up in Marblehead and Eden, then lived in Kewaskum for several years before moving to Ripon.

Chuck was employed by the Ripon Area Service Center (Diverse Options).  He then worked for McDonald’s until his retirement.  He loved his Wisconsin sports teams, truck and tractor pulls, listening to live music and karaoke, and spending time with his family.  Chuck will be remembered for his baseball cap collection, brightly colored suspenders, warm smile, and many treks around the city.

He is survived by a sister, Judith (David) Smith of Eldorado, five nieces, a nephew, and their spouses and children.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Beverly, and her husband, Wilmer Schmidt of Kewaskum.

The funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, 2014,                at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac, with Rev. Laura Hawkins officiating.  Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery.

The visitation will be on Wednesday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from 5:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family,