Carl (Jr) M. Winchell

Carl (Jr) M. Winchell

Carl “Jr” M. Winchell, age 71, of Janesville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at home after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born on June 4, 1945, in Hillsboro, WI, the son of the late Carl and Iva (Alton) Winchell. He was raised in Wilton, WI and after graduation later moved to Janesville where he had been employed by GM in various roles until retirement in 1993. He was tremendous at helping family and friends with whatever was needed, no task too big or too small. He also enjoyed collecting and selling various items.

Carl is survived by his daughter, Terri Jo (Tom) Hable of Niles, MI; 2 grandchildren, Michele (Jason) Holcomb, and Jessica Hable (Danny); 3 great grandchildren: Randy, Brooklynn and MaKayla; siblings: Neil (Doris) Winchell of Hazel Green, Dennis (Sherri) Winchell of Johnson Creek, Ruthie (Darrell) Parker and Audrey Steidl both of Wilton, DeEtte (Jim) Thomas of Richland Center and Debbie (Roger) Campfield of Elroy; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Paul Winchell; brothers, Robert and Eugene Winchell, and a sister, Goldie Thomas.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY. In addition a Celebration of Life will also be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Wilton American Legion Hall, Wilton, WI.