December 18, 2020 at 10:44 a.m.
Winton was born on June 5, 1943 in Staples. He graduated from North Branch High School in 1961. He enlisted and served his country in the U.S. Navy. Winton worked for OPUS Corporation as a superintendent and field coordinator for over 40 years. He enjoyed traveling, music, sports and classic cars. He was a hardworking and generous man who loved helping others.
Winton married Darla Lundeen in 1965. They were married for 23 years and had four children; Winton is survived by his four children, Sheila DeSchane of Vadnais Heights, Dennis Walters of Little Canada, Julie Walters of Vadnais Heights and Kelly Walters of St. Croix Falls, WI; sisters Junille Bump of North Branch and Sharon (John) Goldade of Wyoming; nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his longtime companion Peg Chambers. He is preceded in death by his parents Willard and Bonnie and brother Kenneth.
A private family graveside service will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in Harris. Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction and care of Grandstrand Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Branch. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grandstrandfh.com