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Transcribed biography of Wineland


In April 1945, Gerald and Marjorie Wineland and daughter Judith Diane (born September 2, 1943) returned to northern Indiana. Gerald completed a wartime job, working as a welder in the Seneca, Illinois shipyard.

May 1, 1945 the family moved to Hebron. May 28 another daughter, Nancy Lynn, was born.

April 1946, they purchased and moved into the William Martin property on the east side of town. (This still remains the family home). In March 1948 the family joined the Hebron Methodist Church.

June 1948 Gerald joined the Pipefitters Association, Local Union 597. He worked as a welder and a pipefitter in construction work until his death.

November 9, 1958 a son, John Dennis, was born. May 1961 Judith graduated from Hebron High School. She married Cosmo Hernandez. She now lives in Valparaiso and has two sons. Later the same year Nancy married Larry Wilson. She now lives in Cedar Lake and has three daughters and one son. June 1967 John was baptized and became a member of the Hebron Christian Church. In September 1968 Gerald and Marjorie were baptized and became members also.

April 1971 Marjorie opened the "Wineland Accounting and Tax Service" office in her home at 505 East Sigler Street in Hebron.

June 1974, John received the rank of Eagle Scout of the Boy Scouts of America.

February 18, 1975 Gerald passed away.

At the present time John lives at home with his mother. He is a senior at Hebron High School. He plans to attend college after graduation.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 177

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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