Thelma L. Winter

May 18, 2022

Thelma L. Winter, 87, of Frankfort, passed away May 18, 2022 at Clinton House Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.  She was born on January 14, 1935 in Austin, IN to Richard C. and Zita (Taylor) Potts.  She married Raymond F. Winter Sr. on April 19, 1952 in Scottsburg, IN and he preceded her in death on March 18, 1977.

Thelma attended Crothersville High School and worked as a Private Duty Caregiver for the Adrian Marks family and a CNA at Wesley Manor, retiring in 2003.  She attended Church Alive in Lafayette and was a member of the Frankfort Eagles Aerie #976 and the American Legion Post #12 Auxiliary.  She enjoyed dancing, karaoke, gardening, sewing, and was the family hairdresser.


Memorial donations may be made in Thelma’s honor to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W 96th St. Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or the American Heart Association, 6500 Technology Center Dr. Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN  46278.

Visitation and Services

A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  Friends may visit 12 Noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will follow the service in Bunnell Cemetery. 

Survived by:

Surviving are her Children: Shelby Branstetter of Lafayette, Mary Wiebers of Lafayette, Martha Aders (Companion: John) of Frankfort, Linda Walker of Frankfort, Raymond (Suzanne) Winter Jr. of Flora, David (Barbara) Winter of Frankfort, Wesley (Wilma) Winter of Frankfort, Vincent Winter of Frankfort, and Joshua Winter of Kokomo along with 18 Grandchildren and Several Great and Great-Great-Grandchildren.  

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister, 2 brothers, 5 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.


Leave your Condolences

10 Condolences for “Thelma L. Winter”

  1. Mike welcher May 20, 2022 at 2:36 pm

    So sorry for your loss to the family grand kids her sons and daughter in laws and her daughters and son in laws it’s a hard thing to go through but GOD is there with you I’m praying for you all to get them this Raymond’s Suzie friend mike Welcher

  2. Jamie Hardesty May 20, 2022 at 3:05 pm

    Thelma was a nice lady and a lot of fun. She will be dearly missed.

  3. Sandee Pickard May 20, 2022 at 3:43 pm

    So sorry to read this about your mom. Prayers to you and your family Dave

  4. Lori Snyder May 20, 2022 at 4:13 pm

    She was such a nice lady. We talked years ago when I managed Dollar General.

  5. Jenny (Fuel) Smith May 20, 2022 at 4:33 pm

    Raymond and family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Miss Thelma made an impression on me that made me instantly fall in love with her. She was a very sweet lady. She will be missed by many. Prayers and hugs.

  6. James Archer May 20, 2022 at 6:31 pm

    My sincere condolences to Thelma’s family, Heaven gained a wonderful lady! One of the kindest ladies to have ever crossed my path in this journey of life. She will deeply missed by all that knew her. My thoughts and prayers to the Winter families and the Potts families. I have no doubt her brother Richard was waiting with that little grin of his saying…Sis so glad to see you again!

  7. Kimberly Wiles May 21, 2022 at 9:46 am

    To the Winter children praying for you all, Kim Leach Wiles , Tom Leach and Marcia Leach Luff

  8. Pam Ferguson May 21, 2022 at 3:32 pm

    Prayers for all
    She was a great woman

  9. Carol May 22, 2022 at 4:20 pm

    Was a very sweet person loved by everyone she came in contact with will sadly be missed Cya soon

  10. Bob Richards May 22, 2022 at 5:14 pm

    David and family, so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

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