Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
Osgood native Dale L. Winner, 69, died Aug. 8, 2011, at Heartland of Bellefontaine.
He was born March 7, 1942, in Osgood to Ernest and Veronica "Verona" Berning Winner. In 1975, he married Patricia Lefeld, who is deceased.
Surviving are three sons, Doug (Jackie) Winner, Piqua, Patrick (Elizabeth) Winner, Cincinnati, and Jason Winner, Highland, N.Y.; a daughter, Stacey Winner, Tiffin; four brothers, Ernie (Joanne) Winner, Lakeland, Fla., Jim (Pat) Winner, Minster, Virgil (Sharon) Winner, Dayton,and Jerry (Donna) Winner, Minster; three sisters, Irene (Harold) Stammen, New Bremen, Theresa (Urban) Holthaus, Fort Loramie, and Ruth (Jim) Dorsten, Port Orange, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Elsie Winner, Celina; former wife, Vicki Winner, Troy; and four grandchildren.
He retired from UPS in 1999 after 33 years of service and owned and operated Dale's Coffee Corner and All Occasion Catering, both of Bellefontaine. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Piqua, and served in the National Guard. He worked as a football referee for 27 years.
Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Tom Grilliot officiating. Burial will follow at Forrest Hill Cemetery, Piqua.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine.
Memorials may be made to Caring Neighbors Food Pantry, East Liberty Charge, c/o North Greenfield United Methodist Church, or the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be left at eichholtzfuneralhome.com.