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Don Winegar- Bidwell Funeral Home
Don Winegar

 

   Don Winegar 78 a lifelong resident of Fremont co. passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family, following a illness with cancer.

Don was born Nov. 27, 1933 at Heman, Idaho the son of Alvin Wesley and Selma Erickson Winegar. ÊHe grew up in the Heman area where he attended his elementary education. ÊHe attended high school in St. Anthony and graduated from Sugar Salem High.

He joined the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged.

He married Sharon Gunter on June 23, 1954 in Ashton, Idaho. ÊThe marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. ÊÊÊThey have lived their intire married life in the Parker, Egin area.

In his early years Don ran his own milk hauling business. ÊHe also worked at Meyers feed lot for several years and for the Louisiana Pacific lumber as a supervisor for 21 years. ÊÊHe was a jack Êof all trades and master of none. ÊÊHe enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping the out of doors. ÊHe never met a stranger he didnÕt call a friend.

He is survived by his wife Sharon, Parker, ID.; Children - Kym (Brix) Iverson, Alonga, WA.: Kelly Winegar, Seattle, WA. ÊSiblings - Vern (Dorothy) Winegar, Egin, ID.; ÊLee (Kay) Winegar, St. Anthony, ID.; Max (Maymia) Winegar, Tacoma, Wa.; ÊWayne (Nancy) Winegar, Parker, ID. Ê3 Grandchildren and 4 ÊGreat Grandchildren. ÊBesides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters Shirley and June and one brother Alan.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Anthony Idaho Stake Center with Bp. Brent Williams, officiating. ÊFriends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Friday evening from 7 to 8:30 P.M. and at the LDS Stake Center Saturday one hour prior to the services. ÊBurial will be in the Parker Cemetery where military rites will be preformed. ÊThe family would like to thank everyone for the love and suport at this time..

 

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