Marvin Winson


Marvin (Marv) Winson, of Cambridge, Minnesota, passed away on August 29, 2021 at home from complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 92 years old.

Marv was born July 19, 1929 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to William and Dorothy (Hunt) Winson. He grew up in the Milwaukee area and graduated from Central High School in West Allis, Wisconsin. He served in the Army and Reserves from 1951 to 1957. He and Geraldine (Gerry) Vierzba were married on November 4, 1950 in Brainerd, Minnesota. They raised four children while living in West Allis and New Berlin, Wisconsin and moved to the Brainerd area in 1970, including Lake Shore and near Merrifield. After working in manufacturing and driving school bus, he started with the United States Postal Service in 1967 and retired in 1990. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, and travelling with Gerry. Marv always had a smile that was infectious and had a positive perspective on life. He was a wonderful, kind, and caring spouse, father, and grandfather.

Marv was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Les and grandson Cody.

He is survived by wife Gerry Winson; children Mark Winson of Superior, Wisconsin, Diane Kaufenberg (Jeff) of East Bethel, Minnesota, Karen Terp (Bob) of Elkhorn, Nebraska, and Elizabeth Hanson (Rick) of Grantsburg, Wisconsin; as well as eleven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren.

No public service is scheduled at this time.

Arrangements are by the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham. Condolences may be posted at

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