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Saturday August 28th, 2021
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Charla Rae Winter

Charla Rae Winter, age 59, of Eaton, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 after a short and sudden illness. Born June 1, 1962 in Waukegan, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Charles, Sr. and Gladys Preston. She was a 1980 graduate of Eaton High School, Eaton, Ohio and attended Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio, where she earned a Secretarial Certificate.  She worked for Antioch University as Executive Assistant to the Chancellor.  She also was employed for 22 years by Danis Building Construction Company, where she served as Executive Assistant to the President & CEO.  She married Jonathan Winter on December 3, 1983 and they had a daughter, Shannon, on October 16, 1993.  She was a loving and caring wife and mother who loved to cook and bake.  She spent her free time outside or creating jewelry to sell and give away to her friends and family.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother Charles, Jr. Preston in 2019.  She is survived by husband, Jonathan; daughter, Shannon (John) Morris; sister Audrey (Charles) Spencer; brother Brian (Peggy) Preston; and brother Jeffery Preston.  The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 12:00 noon until time of Celebration of Life service at 2:00 pm at the Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Lutheran Drive, Eaton, OH.  Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton is assisting with arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be sent to American Cancer Society in her memory.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Jonathon, Brian, Shannon, Brian, Jeff and all family and friends: I an so sorry for your loss! I remember in our younger days playing in your neighborhood. We were still friends in High School. So sorry I couldn't be there on Saturday.

Joyce Black Aug 29 2021 12:00 AM

Jonathan, Shannon & Family, We're so deeply sorry for your loss. Charla touched & blessed each of us with her sweet, funny, kind, loving heart. You're all in our hearts & prayers. We're there in spirit, always. Love Hugs & Prayers X4. We Love You. Char(#2), Brad, Uncle Bill & Aunt Jean

Char Rowe Aug 26 2021 12:00 AM

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Tribute Store Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

We are thinking of you all and are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Tribute Store Aug 25 2021 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss

Connie Call Aug 24 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss John, Shannon and family. Her kindness and loving heart will never be forgotten. Sending prayers for your broken hearts.

Dana Spitler Aug 24 2021 12:00 AM

So very sorry. My sincerest condolences and deepest sympathy for you Jonathon, and your entire family.

Chet Turner Aug 24 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry. She always had a smile on her face. Always positive in her words. Rest In Peace.

Alice Rickard Aug 24 2021 12:00 AM


Janet Hoban Aug 24 2021 12:00 AM

Deepest sympathies to the whole family. Continued prayers for you all.

Renee Kerr Aug 23 2021 12:00 AM

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