August 6, 1933 - September 13, 2021
Louis A. Winiger, 88, of Evansville, passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Lou was born August 6, 1933 in Evansville. He was a 1951 graduate of FJ Reitz High School and a lifelong Union Township farmer. Louis was a veteran of the United States Army, a member of VFW Post #1114 and American Legion Funkhouser Post 8. He was also a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. Surviving Lou are his wife of 65 years, Sharon (Rickert) Winiger; four daughters, Elaine (Warren) Cummings of Evansville, Donna (Jeff) Wolf of Indianapolis, Joyce (Randy) Kron of Evansville and Jeanette (David) Sturgell of New Harmony; one son, Ronald Winiger of Indianapolis; five sisters, Mary (John) Massey, Betty Orth, Dorothy (Don) Whalen, Rita (Mel) Edwards and Martha (Robin) Hahn; one brother, Jim Winiger; a sister-in-law, Delcie Winiger; grandchildren, Sherry (Danny) Veeck, Marc (Jenna) Wolf, Adam (Emily) Wolf, Tori (Daniel) Langton, Ben Kron, Jacob (Kate) Sturgell, Brooke (Chad) Axton, Parker Sturgell and Taengkwa Sturgell and nine great-grandchildren. Lou was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence G. and Magdalen (Charlson) Winiger; by his stepmother, Mildred (Steinkamp) Winiger and by two brothers, Clarence F. Winiger and Clyde E. Winiger. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held at 10:00 AM on Friday, September 17, 2021 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Rev. John Brosmer officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, where the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct military rites. Friends may visit with the family from 3:00 until 8:00 PM on Thursday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street and from 9:30 AM until service time on Friday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1600 Glendale Ave. The family requests that anyone who attends services please wear a mask to help protect themselves and others. Memorial contributions may be made to the Monastery of St. Clare, 6825 Nurrenbern Road, Evansville, IN 47712. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Deaconess Midtown Hospital Unit 5100, AseraCare Hospice Care, especially Angie, and all of those who prayed for Lou during his illness. Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Louis A. Winiger, 88, of Evansville, passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Lou was born August 6, 1933 in Evansville. He was a 1951 graduate of FJ Reitz High School and a lifelong Union Township... View Obituary & Service Information
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