Marguerite N. Winstead

Marguerite N. Winstead, 88, The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, died Saturday morning at the home.

She was born in Harrisburg, daughter of the late Robert M. and Ruth (Bowser) Shute. She married Graham R. Winstead on April 9, 1946, in Altoona, and he died May 23, 2002.

Surviving are three sons: Richard E. and wife, Sheila, and Jeffrey L. and wife, Audrey, all of Altoona, and David A. of Albuquerque, N.M.; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two siblings: Connie L. Metzger of Altoona and Robert E. Shute and wife, Karen, of State College.

She was preceded in death by two daughters: Sondra Faye and Ellen Marie Winstead.

Marguerite retired as a proofreader for the former Alto Printing Co. She was a member of Grace Family Bible Church, Duncansville. She was an avid reader and was a fun-loving person who also loved her family.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Gilden Barton Funeral Home, 1401 Ninth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, by Pastors Peter Raser and James Zaebst. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.