CUSTER — Jim flew away peacefully on Dec. 31, 2019, at Custer Regional Hospital. He was 84 years old.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, at Custer Lutheran Fellowship in Custer.
A memorial has been established in Jim’s name to benefit the Custer Lutheran Fellowship Church.
James “Jim” Russell Winter was born Jan. 24, 1935, in Huron, to Russell H. and Lulu (Meyer) Winter.
Jim married Ellen Ellingson on Aug. 23, 1959.
Jim married Arbutus (Fuerst) Hanson on Oct. 11, 2014.
Jim is survived by his wife, Arbutus Winter of Custer; son, Jack (Mary Moe) Winter of Huron; daughters, JoAnn (Dan) Stearns of Elk Mountain, and Jennifer (Timothy) Behlings of Custer; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Jim was proceeded in death by his wife, Ellen; brother, Donald; and infant sister, Darlene.
Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Custer.