Donald L. Wintrode, 76

Donald L. Wintrode, 76, of Wabash, died at 8:55 p.m., Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Bickford Cottage in Wabash. 

He was born March 12, 1940 in Huntington, to Henry and Mildred (Weaver) Wintrode.

Donald married Shirley M. Boggess in Huntington, on Oct. 1, 1967; she died April 28, 2000.  He worked at Ford Meter Box in Wabash, retiring after 33 years.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing.  Donald umpired softball and refereed basketball several years.

He is survived by three children, Terry (Beth) Wintrode, Julie (Mike) Williams, and Jeff (Karon) Wintrode, all of Olathe, Kansas; eight grandchildren, Tiffany Wintrode, Dalton Wintrode, and Tanner Wintrode, all of Olathe, Dustin (Nikki) Williams of Spring Hill, Kansas, Jessica (Joe) Harris of Olathe, Corey (Kathryn) Hoffman of Raytown, Missouri, Trevor Morgan & Bray Maelzer, both of Olathe, Kansas; and ten great-grandchildren.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, step-son, David Talley, three brothers, and three sisters.

Friends may call 3-7pm Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash.  Per Donald's request, there will be no service.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery.

The memorial guest book for Donald may be signed at


Posted on 2017 Jan 17