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     Robert Lee Wineinger, age 74, of Lamar, passed away Monday, May 24, 2010, at his home after a two-year illness.


     Bob was born March 13, 1936 at Vincennes, Indiana, to Murch and Inez (Fiddler) Wineinger.  After graduating from high school, Bob entered the U.S. Air Force and served for twenty years as an avionics instructor at various state-side and overseas bases.  He was a veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. In 1973, after completing twenty years of Air Force duty, Bob began a second career as a police sergeant, retiring from the Nevada, Missouri Police Department.  


     On October 18, 1955, at Vincennes, Indiana, Bob married Ellen B. Rowland, and she survives, of the home.  Also surviving are two daughters, Brenda Streiner and Pamela Wineinger; a sister, Carolyn Plummer; four grandchildren, Allen Crockett, Celeste Potter, Camille Potter, and Courtney Moeller; and four great-grandchildren, Hades McCaslin, Aidan Potter, Rebecca Chaligoj, and Daniel Moeller.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Murch and Inez Wineinger, and a brother, James Wineinger.


     A private memorial service will be held at a later date.


     Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lamar City Dog Pound, in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


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