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Travis Co., TX - 16 March 2005: Charles Franklin "Charlie" Winters

Austin American-Statesman

Charles Franklin (Charlie) Winters
Charles Winters died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at age 70. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 17, at Crofts Funeral Home in Johnson City. Burial will follow at the Masonic Cemetery in Johnson City. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, at Crofts Funeral Home in Johnson City and prior to the funeral at 1:30, Thursday, March 17th, at the same location.

Mr. Winters was a retired highway contractor and rancher. He was born on December 6, 1934. He grew up on his family s ranch in Blanco and Llano Counties. He graduated from Southwest Texas State University where he participated in college rodeo. He and his family operated a highway construction business in Texas for decades. He served as a director and later as an advisory director of Cattleman s National Bank of Round Mountain. He also served as a board member and later as a board member emeritus of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC).

Mr. Winters is survived by his wife of 49 years, Joan Pfeiffer Winters, his mother, Anita Bergmann Winters, and his sister Joyce Coleman. He is survived by three children; a daughter, Cindi Sultemeier and her husband Shannon of Johnson City; two sons, Bill Winters and his wife Barbara of Austin; and Clint Winters and his wife Susan Loughran, of Austin. He is also survived by six grandhildren: Ryan and Ross Sultemeier; Lauren and Lindsay Winters; and Emily and James Winters and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers include George Byars, David Coleman, R.B. Felps, Charles Matus, Val Smith and Stephen Winters. Honorary pallbearers include PEC General Manager Bennie Fuelberg, PEC Assistant General Manager Will Dahman, and the Board of Directors of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative.

Received from Ellie Clausen

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