Gregory Dean Wingert

Services for Gregory Dean Wingert, 58, Lawrence, KS.; visitation will be held at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home between 6pm and 7pm on Monday March 9th, 2020 followed by Graveside services at 11am, on Tuesday March 10th, 2020 and will be held at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Greg, a life-long resident of Lawrence, passed away at his home, Monday March 3rd, 2020. He was born August 18th, 1961, the son of Carroll and Darlene Wingert. His beloved mother, passed in 1994. His father Carroll remarried in 1999 to Donna Wade Wingert.

He attended Lawrence High and he worked for his family’s HVAC business for 20+ years. Greg was an incredibly talented woodworker and craftsman, he valued hard work and above all, he took pride in the quality of work he produced.

He married Tamara Wilson on November 22nd, 1980 in Eudora, Kansas. They had two daughters, Christie Wingert Palmer and Jennifer Wingert Branlund, who currently survive the home. His long-time partner, Carol Smith also survives the home and remains close with his daughters and family.

Survivors include his father, Carroll Wingert and Step-Mother Donna Wingert, Lawrence; Daughters Christie Palmer (Jeff), Argyle, TX , Jennifer Branlund (Shawn), Jacksonville, FL; a brother, Kevin Wingert (Dana Shuck)& his family, Baldwin City; a sister, Lori Wingert, Lawrence; and 3 grandchildern, Mckenzie, Britton and Baron; niece and nephew Ryan and Kailey.

All friends and family are encouraged to join in the celebration of Greg’s life on Monday for the visitation where family will receive them at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home between 6pm and 7pm. We also encourage you to join the family to lay Greg to rest, Tuesday March 10th at Pleasant Hill Cemetery at 11am.

The family suggests memorial contributions made to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com

Messages & Condolences

From Derek & Brenda Welsh...

I’m sorry to hear of Greg’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to the Wingert family.

From genelle denneny...

Was so sorry to hear about Greg……the guy was a genious!!!! He took care of almost any problem presented……We’ll miss him and extend our deepest sympathies to Carol, and all his family…..a true loss…

From Rosalee Neibarger...

Carroll and Donna and the rest of your family. Kristen and I are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

From Ann Basel...

Christie so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Your family is in my prayers.

From CHRIS W OGLE...

The entire Wingert family is known to be hard workers, and Greg followed that tradition. A great friend who was always available to help anyone..

From Dinah westervelt...

So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers to the whole wingers family.

From Tommy Johnson...

Carroll & Donna – I am so sorry to hear about Greg’s passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during these difficult days.

From Roni Davis...

Christie – I am so sorry for your loss. My Prayers & Condolences to you & your family.

From Mel and Charlene Lisher...

We are so sorry to read about Greg’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Wingert family.

From Mike (Boopie)&Diana Leming...

We are so sorry to see the loss of Greg! What a nice guy and always nice .Our thoughts and prayers for all the Wingert family during this hard time!

From Brad Harrell...

Sorry to hear about the passing of such a great man, and friend of our family. My thoughts and prayers are with the Wingert family durning this hard time.

From Marilyn Lane Figuieras...

I am so sorry to hear about Greg’s passing. He had such a wonderful outlook on life. He had amazing talents, was fun to be around, and will be missed by all who knew him. My sincerest sympathies to his family.

From Sharon and Gerald Dwyer...

Our sympathy to Greg’s family.

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