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Christopher Winter

November 5, 1984 — March 18, 2022

Albany, Minnesota

Christopher Winter

Christopher A. Winter, age 37, of Albany, passed away unexpectedly due to medical complications on Friday, March 18, 2022 at the CentraCare Hospital in Melrose, Minnesota.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose with Pastor Alvin Helms officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Christopher Adam Winter was born November 5, 1984 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Bruce and Patricia (Pauly) Winter. He graduated from Albany High School in 2003 and continued his education at St. Cloud Technical College receiving a degree in welding. He worked as a welder at Rotochopper in St. Martin, Midsota Manufacturing in Avon, and Albany Manufacturing. He was currently driving for National Dispatch in Albany.

Christopher was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. In his younger years, he was involved in Boy Scouts of America and later involved with the Albany Jaycees. He spent his free time on bowling league and was an avid puzzler and gamer. He enjoyed being with his family and friends and never turned down an occasional trip to the casino.

Survivors include his mother, Patricia Winter of Albany; father, Bruce (Marsha) Winter of Albany; brother, Michael Winter of Waverly, Iowa; half siblings, Bruce Winter Jr. (fiancé, Erin DeLong) of Fargo and Tiffany Winter of Hopkins; grandfather, Robert Pauly of Albany; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Christopher was preceded in death by his grandparents, Florence Pauly, Cecelia Winter, Albert Winter, and step grandmother, Joyce Winter.

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

9:00 - 11:00 am

Patton-Schad Funeral Home

418 Fifth Ave SE, Melrose, MN 56352

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am

Patton-Schad Funeral Home

418 Fifth Ave SE, Melrose, MN 56352

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