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Gary L Winter
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Gary L. Winter, 75, of Beatrice died at the Beatrice Community Hospital on Thursday, March 22, 2018. He was born December 29, 1942 at Beatrice where he attended and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1960. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Conflict and was stationed in San Diego. He returned to Nebraska and attended Dana College for four years and then attended Northwestern University in Evanston, IL where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. In 1995, he married Karen Sherkey. He worked at the Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL as a physical therapist and was the department chair until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, bowling and being with his loyal companion, Peanut..

Survivors include his brother, Stephen (Janie) Winter of Beatrice; sister, Kathy (Denny) Parrott of Beatrice; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Aileen Eckstein Winter and his wife, Karen Winter who died in 2003.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at the Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice with Pastor Jack Magness officiating. A memorial has been established to the family’s choice. A guestbook for signatures will be available at Fox Funeral Home from 8:00 A.M. Wednesday until time of services on Thursday. www.foxfuneralhome.net Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.


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