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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

Joseph F. "Joe" Winter



  Visitation:  Tuesday, March 4, 2008            4:00-9:00 PM
                    Wednesday, March 5, 2008       8:00-10:45 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Breese

  Services:  Wednesday, March 5, 2008       11:00 AM
                   St. Dominic Catholic Church, Breese  


Joseph F. “Joe” Winter, 80, of Breese, died Sunday, March 2, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese. 

He was born June 14, 1927 in Breese to Joseph and Nellie (Winkeler) Winter, Sr.; they preceded him in death. 

Also preceded in death by brothers, Victor, Adolph, August, Alfred, Arnold, and Walter Winter, and a sister Martha Strathmann. 

Brothers-in-law, Walter Strathmann, Ed Gramann, and Tom Haake. 

Sisters-in-law, Diane Winter, Millie Winter, and Bernice Winter. 

He married Mary Haake on September 26, 1956 at St. Boniface Church in Germantown; she survives in Breese.

Also surviving is a brother, Maurice (Lucy) Winter of Scott, Michigan, and sisters, Marian Winter of Kansas City, Kansas, and Johanna (Emil) Schroeder of Sun Lakes, Arizona. 

Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law, Ruth Winter of Breese, Clarence (Elizabeth) Haake of Belleville, Lucille Gramann of Breese, Pauline (Norman) Dierkes of Carlyle, John (Dolores) Johnson of Germantown, Arnold “Spike” (Ethel) Haake of Germantown, Marilyn Haake of Germantown, and Rich (Kathy) Haake of Germantown. 

Joe retired from General Motors. 

He was a member of St. Dominic Church and the United Auto Workers. 

He was an avid outdoorsman and loved gardening. 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 11:00 AM at St. Dominic Church in Breese.  Interment will follow in St. Dominic-St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese. 

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 4, 2008 from 4:00-9:00 PM and again on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 from 8:00-10:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. 

Memorials can be made to All Saints Academy or Mater Dei High School and will be received at the funeral home.



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