Marion F. "Windy" Winn, 79, of Marion, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at his home. A memorial service is 10 a.m. Tuesday at New City Church. Cedar Memorial certified celebrant Jim Coyle will officiate. A private family inurnment will take place in Forest Home Cemetery in Mount Pleasant. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the State Room at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories.
Survivors include his wife, Delores; his children, Lisa (Steve) Hulme of Overland Park, Kan., David (Margaret) of Sandown, N.H., Daniel (Kelly) of Marion, Renee (Brad) Gillis of Mount Pleasant and Amy (Brad) Cary of Edwardsville, Ill.; six sisters, Arlene Anderson, Geraldine Whited, Gloria Ries, Mary Cota, Georgia Schmickle and Corinne Gute; and one brother, Jim. He also is survived by 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Glen and Don; and one sister, Lois.
Windy was born Sept. 12, 1938, in Carroll, the son of Ed and Rose Otjen Winn. He married Delores D. Madigan on Oct. 15, 1960, in Carroll. Windy was the service manager at several dealerships for over 35 years, including McWhirter Chevrolet. After retirement he drove a school bus for Linn Mar for several years.
Windy was the former president of the Mount Pleasant Country Club, a member of the City Council in Mount Pleasant and was an elder and strong leader at New City Church in Cedar Rapids.
He enjoyed playing golf and was an avid supporter of the Iowa Hawkeyes, Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals. Windy and Dee also enjoyed traveling, including trips to Ireland and Hawaii. He forever will be remembered as a strong man and faithful servant of God, wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved him.
A memorial fund has been established. Please leave a message or tribute to the Winn family on our web page, www.cedarmemorial.com under Obituaries.