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Vern Wineger Jr.- Bidwell Funeral Home
Vern Winegar Jr.


   Vern Winegar Jr. 49, died Feb. 28, 2009 in the Madison Memorial Hospital following a lingering illness with cancer.

Vern was born Nov. 21, 1959 at Chandler, Arizona the son of Vern & Dorothy McMinn Winegar. He grew up around the Egin - St. Anthony area where he attended his schooling receiving his High School diploma in Alaska.

He joined the U.S. Army in l977 and was honorably discharged in l980. He then served in the Idaho National Guard 938 unite out of Driggs.

He married Dodie Guill on Nov. 12, 1985 at Idaho Falls. They have made their home in the Teton Valley. Vern worked on Road and building construction until ill health forced him to retire. Vern enjoyed the out doors, hunting, fishing, Bowling, Pool, helping his boys in the scouting program, He also enjoyed to read.

He is survived by his wife Dodie of Teton Valley, Children, Jason (Amber) Winegar, Idaho Falls, ID.; Kyler Winegar, Dorothy Gay “Dora” Winegar and Chad Winegar, all of Tetonia. Parents Vern and Dorothy Winegar, Egin, ID.; siblings - Steve Winegar, Sue Winegar both of Egin, ID.; Alvin (Patsy) Winegar, Rock Springs , WY.; Donny (DeeDee) Winegar, Parker, ID. Mary (Kim) Birch, St. Anthony, ID.; 1 Granddaughter Tenley Breann

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Egin Bench LDS Church with Bp. Brandon Moon, Officiating. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and at the Church Wednesday one hour prior to the services. Burial with military rites will be performed in the Cache - Clawson Cemetery at a latter date. Contributions may be made to the Bidwell Funeral Home to help offset expenses.

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