GROWING CONCERNS – Sitkans Andrea Fraga and Kaleb Aldred of Middle Island Gardens introduce themselves to an audience of around 100 this afternoon during the Southeast Alaska Farmers Summit in Sweetland Hall on the SJ campus. The three-day conference, organized by Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition, Sustainable Southeast Partnership, runs through Sunday at several Sitka venues. Some of Saturday's topics include farming in Fairbanks, pest control and cultivating gourmet mushrooms. Vendor tables will be set up on Saturday and Sunday at Harrigan Centennial Hall. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

Richard “Dick” Winters

Services for George Richard “Dick” Winters, a retired Sitka businessman, will be held 1 p.m. July 14 at the Sitka Elks Lodge.
A reception will follow, hosted by the Emblem Club.
Dick died July 9 at  his home in Sitka. He was 83.
He was born June 8, 1930, in Colby, Kansas, the son of Florence Louise (Wyatt) and Henry Morris Winters.

The family moved to Ketchikan in 1946, and he graduated from Ketchikan High School.
He moved to Sitka in 1964.
He and his wife, Anna, were married May 5, 1984, in Sitka at the home of good friends Kenny and Bonnie Stedman.
He enjoyed fishing and cooking, and visiting with friends and all his grandchildren.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge.
A loving husband, father and brother, he was loved by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, and one son.

He is survived  by his wife, Anna Winters, one son, three daughters, two brothers, two sisters, 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Sitka Elks Lodge 1662.

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