George Winarski, 66, Eau Claire, a Stevens Point native, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, at Luther Hospital in Eau Claire.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Lake Street United Methodist Church in Eau Claire with the Rev. Janis C. Best and Pastor Marvel Juve officiating.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Fuller-Speckien Funeral Home in Eau Claire and Monday at the church one hour before the services.
Mr. Winarski was born Feb. 11, 1934, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Stanley and Gertrude (Lutz) Winarski.
He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology.
He was married to Patricia Lukasavage on March 19, 1955, at Pascagoula, Miss.
He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve for 23 years, including a tour in Korea. He was commissioned by President Nixon as a Chief Warrant Officer 4.
He was employed by Uniroyal Goodrich Michelin Tire Co. for 30 years and was chief engineer of the power plant.
He was a Boy Scout leader and set up the Boy Scout Handicap Unit of Eau Claire with camping at Camp Phillips with Troop 101.
He also taught hydraulics night classes at the Eau Claire Vocational School and was a member of vocational school board as well as a board member of REACH Inc. for handicapped workers.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Dan, Eau Claire, and David (April Brion), both of Eau Claire; three sisters, Jeanette (Dr. Sidney) Nelson, Bellevue, Wash., Margaret (Stanley) Witkowski, Plover, and Sylvia (Laban) Miller, Eau Claire; two brothers, Raymond (Beverly), Potter, and Norbert, Waukesha; and four grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Grace Ward.