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Saturday September 28th, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Saturday September 28th, 2019

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Joe A. Winterfeld

Joe A. Winterfeld, age 87, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Wednesday morning, September 25, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospital.  He was born November 28, 1931 in Holland, Ohio to Clarence and Rosa (Drewyor) Winterfeld.  Joe was a 1951 graduate of Swanton High School.  Joe was drafted in the United States Army and was a Korean War Veteran.  Upon his return home from the service, he married the love of his life, Lois JoAnn Bridges on July 12, 1952.

Joe worked for Toledo Edison as a meter reader and retired from the Village of Swanton Street Department.  He also drove school bus for the Swanton Local School District.  Joe was very active with the Boy Scouts for many years and was recipient of the Silver Beaver Award.  He enjoyed woodworking in his garage and tending to the greenhouses he owned and operated for several years.

Joe will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 67 years, JoAnn; their children, Stephen Winterfeld, Theodore Winterfeld, Brenda (Brian Hagarty) Mageau, Tony (Cheri) Winterfeld and Angela (Mike) McLaughlin; grandchildren, Jason (Lauren), Ryan, Melissa (Matt), Jessica (Graham), Andrew, Justin, Kassidy, Devon (Ariel), Tim and Andy; 5 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Rosella (James) Niday, Janet Barnhart and Orletta (Edward) Jordan; sisters-in-law, Dolores Johnson and Dena Willard; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents and 10 siblings.

Family and friends may visit Saturday, September 28th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, in Swanton (419.826.2631).  Services remembering Joe's life will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home and conclude with Military Honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to Boy Scouts of America~Erie Shores Council, 5600 W. Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH 43623.


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Joe and his family lived next door to us on Raab Road for a few years. I always thought he was the nicest man.
May his soul rest in peace.

Roger R. Williams Oct 1 2019 12:00 AM

Very sad to hear. Your dad was the nicest man. He made me feel special. I was glad I got to meet him those many many years back. Prayers for you and your family. May your memories bring peace and joy

Desira Williams Oct 1 2019 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Sep 26 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joe Winterfeld

Pam Whitehead Sep 26 2019 12:00 AM

I hope God gives comfort to your father's family & friends, as memories are shared of him. I truly sympothize your loss. I'm sure to have known him from one of our scouting excersions. School & Scouts were so long ago. May God's Eternal Blessings now be his. Amen From an old Scouting friend, Rex

Rex Druckenmiller Sep 26 2019 12:00 AM

Tony and Cheri you have my thoughts and prayers. Love you guys.

Aunt Carol Sep 26 2019 12:00 AM

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