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Richard G. "Dick" Winking

Richard G. "Dick" Winking

Richard G. “Dick” Winking, age 85, of 224 Cherry, died on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 10:55 AM in Blessing Hospital. He was born on January 31, 1925 in Quincy the son of Frank & Marie (Feld) Winking. He married June Hoffman on June 2, 1962 in Quincy. She survives. Dick served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. After leaving the service, he drove a truck for Kohl Grocer for three years. On July 2, 1948 at the age of 23, he opened Winking’s Market and remained involved in the business until his death.

Dick was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. He enjoyed bowling and pitching horseshoes. He enjoyed talking to people and visiting with everyone who came to the store. He greatly enjoyed the time spent with family, especially his grandchildren. He was loved by all who knew him and will be sorely missed.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by:
THREE CHILDREN: Terri Heeres and her husband Keith of Quincy, Herman Winking of Quincy and Frank Winking also of Quincy.
SIX GRANDCHILDREN: Rick Schmidt, Jonathon Schmidt, Scott Schmidt, Lindsey Schmidt, Mary Winking and Matthew Winking.
THREE STEP-GRANDCHILDREN: Chantel Heeres, Erin Manganello and her husband Ted and Brett Heeres and his wife Leslie.
ONE SISTER: Margie Beck
BROTHERS-IN-LAW and SISTERS-IN-LAW: June’s twin sister Jeanie Goodwin, who cut Dick’s hair and Jeanie’s husband Clarence, Dick’s best bud, Fr. Jim Hoffman, OFM, Joyce Heinecke and her husband Bill, Butch Hoffman, Ed Hoffman and his wife Diane, and Dan Hoffman and his wife Cindy.
Numerous Step-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son: Tony Winking in childhood, one grandson Jeremy Schmidt in infancy, two brothers: Robert Winking in childhood and Jerry Winking, and a brother-in-law: Robert T. Beck.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 12, 2010 at 11:00 Am in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 11:30 AM in St. Francis Catholic Church by Fr. Jim Hoffman, OFM. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 4:00 until 7:00 PM with a prayer service at 6:00. Memorials may be made to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice or to St. Francis Catholic Church.
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From:
the heck family
quincy, illinois
Comments:
sorry to hear about your lost and you are in our prayers. Dick will be sadly missed by the neighborhood people of the store.
From:
Kathy Boll
Quincy, IL
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I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Dick will be missed, if there is anything I can do to help you out please let me know.
From:
Shari
Qcy, Il
Comments:
what a neighborhood icon, so sorry to hear of his passing, knew him for many, many years. Such a nice guy! Thinking of you June!
From:
Jack Feld
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Comments:
eBetty and I along with our family extend our deepest sympathy. Dick was truly great
in each and every way a person can be measured.

I doubt that my Dad had a greater friend and I am sure that Dad was there to great him in Heaven, hopefully with a cold one from the Silver Moon and
sitting at a card table with Uncle Frank and Uncle Herman ready to deal Dick in.
Love to the family
Betty & Jack Feld & family
From:
bobby & robin boernson
Quincy, illinois
Comments:
we would like to send our deepest recrete for your lose dick was a super man always had a friendly face when you came in winking market we have a lot of found memories of the store with him he will be greatly missed by all
From:
David Lomax
Ewing, MO
Comments:
Very sorry to hear of Dick's passing.
Lifting you all up in prayer in this difficult time.
From:
Sheila Jones
Quincy, IL
Comments:
June and Family, Dick will most certainly be missed. I enjoyed talking to him when I would come in the store. I pray for God to heal your broken hearts. He's the only one that can do that. We were so blessed to have had Dick in our lives. We will see you and your son at the store. You are loved and we are here for you.

Sheila Jones and Ariel and Lawrence Bonds