Douglas A. Winterfeld


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May 30th, 1976 - March 19th, 2012

From: Wirth, AR
Visitation: 6:00-8:00pm Thursday
March 22, 2012
Clary Funeral Home
Thayer, MO
Funeral: 10:00am Friday
March 23, 2012
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Thayer, MO
Burial: Edd Collins Cemetery
Wirth, AR

Douglas Arthur Winterfeld was born May 30, 1976 in McHenry Illinois and passed away from cancer on March 19, 2012 at his home in Wirth, AR.

Douglas was the son of the late Arthur D. Winterfeld and Carolyn Sourile Nuwer. Doug graduated from Alton High School in 1994 and entered the Marine Corp, earning the rank of Corporal. He worked in different fields but was a mason in his last years. He loved hunting and fishing. In 2006 he met the love of his life, Heather Robertson and her daughters, Jordan and Alexis Simpson.

Doug is survived by Heather, Jordan and Alexis of the home, his mother and step-father John and Carolyn Nuwer of Alton, MO, his brother Donavan and Crystal Deckard Winterfeld, his niece, Isabella of Alton, MO. A very special Aunt and Uncle, Edward and Marguerite Bartik of Alton, MO and his numerous cousins and many, many friends. He was a member of the American Legion in Hardy, AR.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur D. Winterfeld, his grandparents, George and Hattie Sourile, Walter and Helen Winterfeld, Uncles Kenneth and Duke Sourile and Aunts Elsa Hoose and Dolores Sourile.

Doug will be missed by all whose life he touched.

Services will be at 10:00am Friday, March 23, 2012 at the Scared Heart Catholic Church, Thayer, MO with Father Joe officiating, burial in the Edd Collins Cemetery, Wirth, AR. Visitation will 6:00-8:00pm Thursday at the Clary Funeral Home, Thayer, MO.




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Condolences Received:

Darrell Strain
20 Mar 2012, 03:29
John and Carol, I am sorry to hear of Doug's passing. We had been praying for his recovery. Esther and I send our condolences, prayers and support.
Darrell and Esther Strain
Kenneth and Gloria Bridges
20 Mar 2012, 07:18
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Kenneth and Gloria Bridges
Gloria Bridges
20 Mar 2012, 07:20
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Kenneth and Gloria Bridges
Shelley Cheffey Herrman
20 Mar 2012, 07:54
I was so sad to hear of Doug's passing. He was a great man and friend. He will be greatly missed by all. I will keep your family in my prayers.
Linda Bonnell Macormic
20 Mar 2012, 12:30
I was deeply saddened to hear of Doug's passing. So many good memories with him over the years. He was a good friend and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers to the family.
Sandra Crews
20 Mar 2012, 14:49
Sorry to hear of Doug's passing. He will be remembered as a courteous and well-mannered student. God be with your family.
Ronda Johnson
20 Mar 2012, 16:24
I am so sorry to hear about Doug, I am sure he will be missed,I know Heather loved him so much. Am sorry for your loss.
Wendell & Rebecca Williams
20 Mar 2012, 17:44
Carol and John,
We have good memories of your boys in Alton Elementary School. We are sorry for your loss of Doug and wish for you peace and comfort.

Wendell & Rebecca Williams
Bob and Eva Morris
20 Mar 2012, 19:37
My heart is sad to hear of Doug's passing. He and Matthew had some good times together and our memories of his visits to our home are so special. He was such a fine young man and I know you were very proud of him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you and give you comfort.
Rich and Teresa Wallace
20 Mar 2012, 20:14
John and carol so sorry to hear of Doug's passing my God bless all the family. Rich and Teresa Wallace
Jean French-Rosenow
20 Mar 2012, 21:12
I'm just so sorry, Carol and John. I'll let Josh know...he will be heart broken. Our prayers are with you...we loved Doug dearly and have so very many happy memories of him growing up. May God comfort you.
Nancy Reed
21 Mar 2012, 00:43
Dear Carol and John,
I am so sorry for the loss of your dear Douglas.I remember back when you first came to the Alton area and the boys were so young.I send my condolences as you go through this time of loss. Your friend, Nancy Reed
James Salamone
21 Mar 2012, 05:19
Rest in peace Doug. I will miss you but always remeber the great times we had together. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.
Bob and Beverly Wright
21 Mar 2012, 16:55
John and Carol, We are so very sorry to hear about Doug. I have wonderful memories of you and your boys. We are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers during this difficult time.
Bob and Beverly
Harley & Bernadette Watkins
21 Mar 2012, 17:46
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Doug. He was a very brave young man. Our prayers are with you in a special way during this time of sorrow.
Crystal Cook Trimble
21 Mar 2012, 23:45
Doug, where to even begin.... I could tell many stories about Doug that would bring a smile to many faces, but for some reason I cannot bring myself to do that. Doug was a great friend of mine during school. We were in plays together, FFA, we even hung out during the summers at the pool. My heart is heavy with sadness to hear of his passing. My prayers are with his family.
Doug, I'll see you again one day beyond those pearly gates. You'll forever be missed and loved, but never forgotten my friend.
Barbara (Johnson) McGhee
22 Mar 2012, 00:15
To all of Doug's family, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Rebecca Haddock Kocher
22 Mar 2012, 22:29
Carol and family,
I was saddened to hear of Doug's passing. I have so many memories of all of you. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow. He now is in Heaven looking down and guarding you.
Rebecca Haddock kocher
Pat Winterfeld (Oken)
23 Mar 2012, 10:27
To Heather and Winterfeld Family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your fanily.Love Aunt Pat
Nancy & Dennis Winterfeld-Berrier
24 Mar 2012, 08:12
Heather and Aunt Carol & Winterfeld Family,
I'm so sorry for your loss of your son/loved one.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of the Winterfeld family. Love,Nancy
Carl R. Winterfeld
24 Mar 2012, 18:01
Carol,
I'm sorry to hear about Doug, I wish I could of been there. But I live in Key West,FL My niece Nancy called me and told me. I justed wished I could of seen him when he was in IL. Love, Carl
Janet McMullen
26 Mar 2012, 16:46
Carolyn and John and family,

Ella and I were saddened by the loss of your son. He's been our prayers during his illness. We would have been there for the service, but we didn't know when it was.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of your family.
Janet McMullen and Ella Mueller
Mike and Shirley Roberts
28 Mar 2012, 13:00
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers go out to your family.
Steven and Annette Kirby
05 Apr 2012, 14:29
Dear Family & Friends of Doug,
Please except our heartfelt condolences for the passing of your loved one.