July 28, 1941 - February 14, 2021
Reverend Eldon K. Winker asleep in Jesus on February 14, 2021, at age 79. Faithful servant in ministry for 36 years serving St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy, IL; Redeemer Lutheran Church, Mountain Home, AR; First Lutheran Church, Blytheville, AR; Faith Lutheran Church, St. Louis, MO; and Epiphany Lutheran Church, St. Louis, MO. Also served as the Director of the Commission on Organizations for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and authored the book, “The New Age Is Lying to You.”
Beloved husband and best friend to Judith Winker (nee Beyer) for 53 years. Beloved father to Carrie Veach, Kristin (Douglas, Sr.) Engle, and Joyce Rogers; Grandfather to Zachary Veach, Douglas Jr. (Jeanine) Engle, Garren Engle, Colleen Rogers, and Brenna Rogers; Great-grandfather to Joseph and Henrick Engle. Our dear Brother, Uncle, Great Uncle, Cousin and friend to many.
Services Thursday, February 18, 2021
Visitation: 9:00-10:30 am
Funeral service: 10:30 am
Peace Lutheran Church, 737 Barracksview Rd., St. Louis, MO, 63125; Interment at St. Trinity Cemetery.
(Please note that due to COVID, masks are worn at Peace, clergy are asked not to vest or sit together, and there will be no meal or return to Peace after interment.)
Memorials can be sent to:
Orphan Grain Train – St. Louis
PO Box 29346
St. Louis, MO 63126