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Jimmy Winter – Metz Mortuary

    Jimmy Winter
    Jimmy Lee “Jim” Winter, age 58, of Utica, NE formerly of Friend, NE died Saturday, March 30, 2019 in York, NE. He was born August 31, 1960 in Hastings, NE to Wilbur and Lois (St. John) Winter. He worked for Horizontal Boring & Tunneling in Exeter, NE for over 20 years. He was then an employee at DuPont Pioneer in York, NE for 5 years.
    He was a huge Husker fan, enjoyed fishing, playing pool and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

    He is survived by his wife Betsy of Utica, daughter Mary (Brian) Ferguson of Lincoln, NE, son William (Amanda) Winter of Dorchester, NE. His grandchildren include Joshua and Evelyn Ferguson, Dominic and Taylynn Winter with another grandchild on the way. His sister Sandy (Robert) Havlat of rural Crete, NE, and his half-brother Wayne Winter of Norfolk, NE. Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.


    He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Patricia Jean, brothers Billie and Gary Winter and his sister Jeanie Cronin.


    A Celebration of Jimmy’s Life will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Friend Community Center 147 Main St. Friend, NE. There will be no viewing or visitation as it was Jimmy’s wish to be cremated. Private family inurnment at a later date. Memorials may be directed to his family for later designation.

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