Garold Griffy Winscher, 68 year old resident of Pierz, MN, died Friday, June 10 at the Pierz Villa. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 15 at 10:30 A.M. at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls, MN. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 14 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. and from 9:30-10:30 AM all at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls, MN. The burial will be held at St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery in Dixville, MN.
Garold Winscher was born November 5, 1947 to the late Sidney and Rita (Waytashek) Winscher. He attended Little Rock Country School. He was united in marriage to Patricia Poster in 1969, from that union 4 children were born. The couple later divorced. He was then married to Bernadine Sanders. The couple later divorced. He worked various jobs throughout his life at the following: Gypsyum George in Minneapolis, MN, Moren Trucking, Larson Boats, Priemesberger Lumber, Robel Beef Packing and Kaiser Trucking. He owned and operated Griffys Tavern in Genola, MN. He loved anything with wheels especially, motorcycling. Griffy enjoyed playing cards and telling stories with family and friends. Griffy was very proud of the miles he trucked throughout the US and Canada. He was a member of the Buckman Lions Club and the Buckman Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Paula (Dean) Rocheleau, Kimberly (Robert Esler) Olson; son, Mark (Amanda) Winscher; siblings, Shirley (Steve) Krause, Marilyn (Wayne) Burggraff, Sally (Bob) Kieffer, Allan Winscher and Marvin (Bev) Winscher; sister-in-law, Alice Winscher and 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Winscher (1997); brother, Darrell (2005) and a sister, Joyce.