Ted M. Winters, 65, passed away March 22, 2013. He was born August 14, 1947 in Salem, Ore. to Philip and Betty Winters. Ted graduated from El Cajon High Shool in California and served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1970.

Before moving to Gold Hill, Ore., Ted spent many years as a roofer in Portland, Ore. He retired from Quest Dianogstics in 2009. Ted enjoyed fly fishing and collecting agates in the streams of western Oregon. He was also an avid reader.

Ted is survived by son, George Sovde, of Silverdale, Wash.; sister, Rebecca Winters, of Ocean Park, Wash.; and brother, Richard Winters, of Eugene, Ore.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Gold Hill Public Library, Gold Hill, Ore.