WINNIFRED "WINNIE" SHURE
MAY 13, 1913 - JUNE 22, 2013
Funeral services for Winifred R. "Winnie" Shure, 100, of Mankato, formerly of Frost, were held June 25, 2013, at United Lutheran Church, Frost, with the Rev. Arne Halbakken officiating. Burial was at United Lutheran Cemetery. Winnie died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Pathstone Crossing Care Center, Mankato.
Winnie was born Mary 13, 1913, in Frost, the daughter of Henry and Martha (Lee) Hovland. She was a 1931 graduate of Albert Lea High School. She married Martin H. Shure in 1931 and the couple moved to Frost where they lived on a farm. They later moved into Frost where Winnie worked for the Rationing Office during World War II and then at the Frost Post Office for several years. She also worked many years at the Frost State Bank, retiring in 1970. She was an active member of United Lutheran Church in Frost, had worked at the Frost School where she was part of the PTO and helped start the school lunch program in the late 1940's. Winnie enjoyed bowling, coin collecting, cheering for the Minnesota Vikings, attending all her sons' sporting events and watching her grandchildren.
Winifred is survived by her son Roger (Connie) Shure of Blue Earth, her son, Robert (Lori) Shure of Madison Lake, her daughter-in-law, Sandra Shure of Blue Earth, her sister, Mina Plath of Austin, seven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1984, son, Ronald Shure in 2007, sisters: Mildred Olson, Gerry Sundve, Charlotte Smith, and infant sister and two brothers, Juan and Guy Hovland.
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