Jake Winter, Jr.
Graveside services for Jake Winter, Jr. age 86 of Enid were held at 2:00 pm, Friday, February 12, at the Roselawn Cemetery, Okeene, OK with Rev. Devon Krause officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
Jake was born June 8, 1934 in Fairview, OK to Jake and Ruth Ellen Peters Winter. Jake spent much of his childhood in Fairview and Tulsa. He attended Fairview Schools until moving to Okeene where he graduated with the Class of ‘53. While attending Okeene High School, he met the love of his life, Marjorie Westfahl. They were married July 27, 1954 at United Methodist Church in Fairview, OK. They started their family when Elizabeth Ann was born on July 27, 1955. Dianah Sue was born on October 18, 1958. Jake worked at United States Gypsum in Southard for over 40 years. Upon retirement they moved to Enid in 1996 where they have resided until present. Jake’s life long joys have been boating in Oklahoma lakes, the Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers, floating the North Canadian River and water skiing at Canton Lake. He also took many trips to the Rocky Mountains, where he jeeped and snow skied. He also cheered on his favorite football teams, The Dallas Cowboys and the OU Sooners. Jake traveled to all 50 states during his lifetime! However, his greatest joys have been spent with his 5 grandkids and 9 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Micah Shane Robison.
Survivors include his wife of 66 ½ years, Marjorie, daughters Elizabeth and Mike McGreevy, Enid and Dianah and Gary Robison, Longdale. Granddaughters Katie and Matt Johnson and Betsy and Chad McDaniel, all from Enid. Grandsons Garen and Alicia Robison, Okeene, Kevin and Bobbie Robison, Fairview. Great Grandchildren Karson Sanderson, Grant, Baylee and Taylor Robison, Blake and Keelie Robison, Bristol Robison, and Connor and Hannah McDaniel.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Circle of Love or 1st United Methodist Church-Enid with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodians of the fund.
Condolences may be made online and the service may be viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com