James Donald Wynd

Alton | Tuesday, May 28 2013

James Donald Wynd, born March 15, 1939, in Enid, OK, to James Russell Wynd and Grayce Elizabeth (Scheer) Wynd, died suddenly at his residence on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

A graduate of Wichita (State) University, Wichita, KS, Jim worked as an office manager for New York Life Insurance Company, retiring in 1996. He then enjoyed life to the fullest with his family and friends, fishing, playing bridge, and traveling.

He married Marilyn J. Kinney June 1, 1961. She survives, along with three sons, who wanted nothing more than to be just like him: Gregory (Lisa Stephens); Douglas (Tricia Toohey); and Steven (Jamie Qualy); and the seven Wynd grandchildren, James Douglas, Henry Michael, Parker James, Chase Matthew, Reagan Elizabeth, Caitlyn Marie, and Braden James.

Visitation will be from 9:30 am until Mass at 10:30 am on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey, IL.

Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey, IL is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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