1925 – 2016

CANTON — Fay S. Wintermeyer, 90, formerly of Valley Road, Peru, passed away on Friday, Jan. 22, at Pinnacle Health and Rehabilitation (formerly Victorian Villa) in Canton.

She was born in Grand Marais, Minn., on Dec. 29, 1925, a daughter of Arnold L. and Lucille (Moses) Denler.

Fay was a graduate of Maplewood Academy in Hutchinson, Minn.

She was employed as food service director for Seventh-day Adventist academies for 32 years, serving in Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, and Florida.

Fay also coordinated many food services for missionaries on retreat in Albania, West Africa, Ivory Coast and the United States.

Fay was an active member of Dixfield Seventh-day Adventist Church, serving as flower arrangement coordinator, custodian, Sabbath school teacher and deaconess.

She loved reading and gardening, but most of all, she will be remembered for the love and care she gave to her family and everyone she met.

Surviving are her sons, Glen M. Wintermeyer and wife, Karen, of Tennessee, Robin L. Wintermeyer and wife, Amy, of Gresham, Ore.; her daughters; Dena Wintermeyer of Vancouver, Wash., Valerie Jacobs and husband, Mark, of Peru; sisters, Virginia Denler of Clearwater Lake, Wis., Celia Wery of Green Bay, Wis., Bonnie Brucher of Florida, Darlene Brooks and husband, Dan, of Michigan, and Angie Froemming of Plymouth, Minn.; brothers, Julian Denler and wife, Marilyn, of Hutchinson, Minn., Arnold Denler and wife, Ardeth, of South Carolina, Loren Denler and wife, Sherrie, of California, Leland Denler and wife, Rosemary, of California, Veryl Denler and wife, Peggy, of Minnesota; brother-in-law, Kenneth Mize of Arkansas; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Emmor; and her sister, Juney Mize.

You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family by visiting their guestbook at www.SGThibaultFuneralHome.com.

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