Dr. Byron "Doc" Winter, 87, of Seward passed away on June 21, 2015. He was born on September 29, 1927 in Clarinda, Iowa to Charles E. and Martha M. (Crain) Winter. A 1946 graduate of Clarinda, Iowa High School. Served in the U.S. Army in Korea. A 1960 graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine; opened Winter Veterinary Clinic in 1960 in Seward.
Survivors: daughter, Cynthia Winter, Seward; sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Jeannie Winter, Omaha, David and Stacey Winter, Lincoln, Robin and Melissa Winter, Portland, Ore.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Caroline Guilie, Iowa and Martha Thompson, Colorado; longtime colleague at Winter Veterinary Clinic and friend, Betty Aegerter, Seward and a host of friends made along the way. Preceded: his wife, Glenna in 1997; parents; brothers, Douglas Winter, Kenneth Winter and Edward Winter; sister, Esther Hart; two granddaughters, Jackie Winter and Jessica Winter.
Signing of Remembrance Book: 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at Zabka Funeral Home, Seward. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 26, at the United Methodist Church, Seward. Pastor Dale Lambert, officiating. Graveside service and inurnment: Saturday, June 27, Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Seward Kiwanis Backpack Program. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Zabka Funeral Home, Seward. Condolences at www.zabkafuneralhome.com