MADISON - Homer P. Winger, age 76, of 2013 Freemont Ave., died on Friday, February 19, 1982 at a local hospital. He was born on November 11, 1905 in Walnut, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, the University of Iowa, and the University of Wisconsin, where he received a master’s degree in social sciences. His teaching career began in 1932 in Geneseo, Illinois, moving to the Madison, Wisconsin schools in 1943 and teaching until 1961. His principalships included two years in Kasbeer, Illinois, and eight years at Madison Central Junior High. He retired in 1969. Survivors include his wife, Violet, three daughters, Phyllis Winger of Palm Springs, California, Mrs. Marilee Hart of Grayslake, Illinois, and Mrs. Charles Aschenbrenner of Rochester, Illinois; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a brother, Clifton Winger of Sheffield, Illinois. A private funeral service will be held at the FRAUTSCHI - CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Rd.; on Monday, February 22. Entombment will be in the Roselawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. There will be no visitation. The family suggests memorials be made to the American Heart Association or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on February 21, 1982
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