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Robert Winer

Robert G. "Bob" Winer, 97, Battle Creek, Mich., died Sunday, November 5, 2017.

    He was born March 21, 1920, in Sturgis, Mich., to Alvin N. and Dora I. (Wimmer) Winer.

    He was a WWII veteran, serving in the United States Army from July 1942 until November 1945. He retired in 1982 after more than 40 years as a pressman with the Sturgis Daily Journal and then the Battle Creek Enquirer.

    He was married May 31, 1941, in Indiana, to Juanita V. Bowman. She survives.

    Also surviving are two nephews, James (Sharon) Parker, Howe, and Joseph (Madeleine) Parker, Sturgis, Mich.; six great-nieces, Shelly, Jan, Diane, Julie, Elizabeth, and Ann; two great-nephews, Chris and Jerry; and a sister-in-law, Jeanne Winer, Battle Creek, Mich.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and two sisters.

    Funeral service with full military honors will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Mich.

    Memorials may be directed to Talons Out Honor Flight, P.O. Box 280, Portage, MI 49024.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.farleyestes dowdle.com.

    Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Richland, Mich., is in charge of arrangements.