Cheryl A. Winter, 73, of Mason City died Sunday, September 30, 2018 at her home in Mason City.
Funeral services will be held 6 P.M., Thursday, October 4th at Major Erickson Funeral Home in Mason City with Rev. Kathy Graves of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Following the service, her body will be cremated.
Visitation will be held from 4 PM until service time Thursday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., in Mason City.
Memorials may be directed in memory of Cheryl to the Mason City Public Library.
Cheryl Anne Winter, the daughter of Henry and Ethel (Anderson) Winter, was born January 17, 1945 in Rochester, MN. She graduated from JMHS (John Marshall High School) where she was a member of the Thespians, JMHS orchestra, Future Teachers of America, International Relations Club, and Girls Club. She went on to Rochester Junior College before the University of Minnesota to pursue a career in teaching. She taught at Harriet Bishop in Rochester. In 1979, she moved with her family to Mason City where she worked as a social worker for the State of Iowa until her retirement. During her retirement, she split her time between Mason City and Lake City, MN. Cheryl was a mother who always loved her children and grandchildren. She was so proud of each of her four children and five grandchildren. On family holidays she always cooked huge, delicious traditional meals. She never wanted to run out of food.
Cheryl was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Tri T Sorority (TTT) and belonged to a local ladies Football Club. She enjoyed volunteering with Friends of the Mason City Public Library, Avalon, playing the Chinese game Mahjung and meeting friends and co-workers for lunch once a month.
Cheryl is survived by her four children, Kimberly (Rob) Allen of Des Moines, Kristine (Scott) Camper of Mason City, Peter Bjugan of Mason City and Dane (Jennifer) Bjugan of Mason City; five grandchildren, Kendra Camper, Grayce Bjugan, Ashton Camper, Annaka Bjugan and Cameron Bjugan; a nephew, Charlie Castler; and a niece, Missy Castler.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Penny (Jim) Castler.