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Vern Winegar


  Vern Winegar 81, passed away July 7, 2013 in the Madison Hospital following a illness with lung cancer.

Vern was born May 5, 1932 at St. Anthony, Idaho the son of Alvin Wesley Winegar and Selma Erickson Winegar. Vern grew up in the Egin Bench area attending the old Heman School and High School in Sugar City.

Vern Married Dorothy McMinn on Jan. 28, 1955 at Rexburg, ID. Vern joined the U.S. Air Force where he served for 21 years. He and Dorothy traveled allot while in the service living in Florida, Arizona, Mississippi, Washington, Alaska, Oregon Oklahoma finally retiring and moving back to Idaho in l971. He was also stationed in Turkey but his wife stayed in the States. Vern also worked for the St. Anthony Reform School, K Mart and Tibbitts Warehouse. He enjoyed hunting fishing, and building things.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years Dorothy, children; Steve Winegar, Egin, ID.; Alvin (Patsy) Winegar, Rocksprings, Wyoming, Donald (DeeDee) Winegar, Parker, ID.; Sue Winegar, Egin, and Mary (Kim) Birch St. Anthony and a daughter in law Dodie, 3 brothers Lee (Kay) Winegar, St. Anthony, Max (Mayma) Winegar, Tacoma WA. and Wayne (Nancy) Winegar, Parker, ID. . 21 Grandchildren 25 Great Grandchildren. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by Siblings- Alan Winegar, Don Winegar, June Moon, and Shirley Souza, a son Vern Winegar Jr. and two Great Grandsons.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 10, 2013 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 one hour prior to the services at Egin on Wednesday. Burial will be in the Parker Cemetery where military rites will be preformed by the St. Anthony V.F.W. and American Legion


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