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James (Jim) Curtis Winters

April 19, 2022

James (Jim) Curtis Winters, 93, of La Crosse, WI passed away peacefully on March 14, 2022 at Bethany Riverside Nursing Home in La Crosse.

He was born on May 12, 1928 to Ivan & Garnet (Walter) Winters. He married Lillian White on November 22, 1955 until they divorced. He later married Carol Page on September 12, 1989 until her death.

Jim attended Viola Schools from childhood through High school.

After high school, Jim enlisted in the Navy until 1951 and then in 1952 he joined the Army until 1956. Jim married Lillian while in the Army in 1955.

Jim spent most of his life working as a machinist. He was very active in the Mason’s, becoming a Master Mason, and was a member for 31 years. He had a passion for fishing, and spent a lot of time in his shop making wood crafts.

Jim is survived by his daughter Vivian and son Jeff, Dunedin, FL, and son Jim Jr, Greenfield, Mass.; sister Karen (Ed) of Blue River; Stepchildren Kathie (Tom) Jeckell of Lodi, Kris (Theron) Ramsey of Bangor and Steve (Deb) Rommel of Middletown, DE.

He is preceded in death by his sons Daryl and Glen, wife Carol Winters, sisters Yvonne and Sonja and brother Larry.

The family would like to thank Bethany Riverside, Kathie Jeckell and Keven Walter for helping with Jim’s care.

A Memorial Service for Jim will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 12th, 2022 at the Masonic Lodge of La Crosse, 116 S. 8th St, La Crosse WI 54601. Visitation will be held form 9:30 am – 10:30 a.m. with a luncheon and internment to follow.



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