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