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  • Henry Ogden Wintermute Jr.

  • May 12, 2010

CAREFREE, Ariz. — Henry Ogden “Oggie or Hank” Wintermute Jr., 70, of Carefree, Ariz., died June 26, 2009.

He was the son of Isabelle Forry and Henry Ogden Wintermute. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1958 and Denison University in 1961. He was a second lieutenant in the Air Force, stationed in Washington, D.C., until 1964. He then worked for the Ford Motor Co. as a trainee production foreman and a production planner. In 1968, he moved to Minneapolis to become a systems and procedures analyst with 3M Co. Over the years he was manager of several systems and procedures departments in various divisions of 3M. In 1985, he became the Information and Technology manager of 3M Europe, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. He returned to Minneapolis in 1991 to become the director of Information Technology Planning. He retired in 1999 and moved to Arizona where he pursued his avocation of photography, teaching in the high school, showing in local galleries and becoming resident photographer of Art’s Beat Magazine. He was an active volunteer for many groups, doing leadership training and strategic planning.

He was married for 47 years to another Denison student, Carol McKnight and they had two children, David and Kristin; and five grandchildren, Anya, Eva, Sony, Ari and Connor.

He is deeply missed by all. Hank was dedicated to the work of The Humanist Institute, a training program in ethical leadership. Donations can be sent to PMB220, 8014 Olson Memorial Hwy., Golden Valley, MN 55427-4712.

Submitted by Doris M. Johnson.

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