Ernest Frederick Winborne, age 84 of Naperville, IL, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 26, 2022 surrounded by his family. He was born August 18, 1937 in Wilson, NC to his loving late parents, Ernest and Daisy Winborne. Cherished husband of 57 years to Susan Winborne. Beloved father of Becky Steindel (Joel), Julie Ward (Jerry), Brad Winborne (Kerry), Brian Winborne (Sherri). Adored grandfather of Aaron & Matthew Steindel, Maggie, Conor, Natalie & Celia Ward, Carter & Abby Winborne, and Howie Spurlin. Great Grandfather to Theodore Ernest Hendrix-Ward. Dear brother of Joyce (Robert) Deans (deceased), Geraline Dail (Henry), Elizabeth Freeman (Donald), Jennette Fulghum ( James), Donald Winborne (Kathy), Linda Daniel (Albert). Fred will be remembered for being a loving Husband, an amazing Father, and a beloved “Papa”. He was active in the Saints Peter & Paul Parish and the Knights of Columbus. Fred had a unique ability to connect with everyone he met. He loved vacationing with his family to his native North Carolina, playing checkers, cards and fishing with all of his grandchildren. His greatest happiness was his family. His smile, laughter and spirit will be missed by everyone who knew him. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the name of Frederick Winborne to The Dementia Society of America at dementiasociety.org/donate Memorial Visitation: Friday, April 1st 9:00-10:30 AM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540. Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, April 1st 11:00 AM at SS. Peter & Paul Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville, IL. Interment is private. For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or www.friedrich-jones.com
Published by Naperville Sun on Mar. 30, 2022.