Alice Margaret Winsand, 93, Gilmanton, died June 11, 2017, at The HomePlace, in Mondovi.
Alice was born Dec 14, 1923, in the Town of Gilmanton, Buffalo County, the daughter of Pauline (Schultz) and Oscar Hanson. Alice married Walter Winsand on May 22, 1943, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, in the Town of Canton.
Alice was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Gilmanton, where she was baptized and confirmed. She was a member of the Dorcas Society, holding several offices during the years. She enjoyed being in the sewing group, making quilts for World Relief and other benefits. While residing at The HomePlace, she made wonderful friends with the residents and staff.
In her two plus years living there, she sewed 184 lap-sized quilts, or what she referred to as her “laptops,” which she shared with family and friends. Nothing gave her greater joy than to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Marlene (Roger) Lee of Menomonie and their sons, Travis and Chris and daughter, Carrie Cook; daughter, Shirley (Jim) Hayden of Mondovi and children, Mike Dieckman, Wendy Buchholz, Shelly Mullen and Rory, Ryan and Tyler Hayden; daughter, Amy Winsand (Jim Hulbert) of Spring Valley and son, Ethan; son, Wayne Winsand; 20 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Muriel (Larry) Magadance of Eau Claire; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Walter, in 2004; sister, Florence Borgwardt; brother, Arnold Hanson.
A memorial service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Gilmanton, on Friday, June 16, at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Paul Woebbeking officiating. Burial will be in Lookout Cemetery.
A visitation will be held at Talbot Family Funeral Homes - Mondovi Chapel on Thursday, June 15, from 4 to 7 p.m., and then again at the church one hour prior to the service.
Please share your memories and condolences online at www.talbotfuneralhomes.com.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at The HomePlace, Mondovi, and St. Croix Hospice for their loving care and concern.