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Winford H. "Skip" Minium, 73, of Watsontown, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 15, 1944, in Milton, a son of the late Howard and Anna (Bogart) Minium. On June 28, 1969, Skip married the former Constance J. "Connie" Vargo and they celebrated 41 years of marriage together until her death on June 12, 2011.

Skip worked for Chef Boyardee for 22 years and retired in 2006.
He was a member of the White Deer Park and he enjoyed his dogs, mowing grass, hunting, working outdoors, and his tractors.

Skip is survived by two brothers and one sister-in-law, Herbert "Butch" and Mary Minium and Eugene Minium, both of Watsontown; three sisters, Lucile Waters, of Mifflinburg, Grace Kitner, of Watsontown, and Patricia Yetter, of Middleburg; three brothers-in-law, John (Jeanne) Vargo Jr., of Turbotville, Robert (Judy) Vargo, of Massachusetts, and David Vargo, of Montandon; two sisters-in-law, Patricia (Ronald) Zearfoss, of Texas, and Deanna (Larry) Shearer, of Milton; and many nieces and nephews, specifically; Krista (Shawn) McMonigle of Muncy and Peter (Catherine) Vargo of Hawley.
Skip was preceded in death by three sisters, Rachel Mitchell, Evelyn Baker, and Emma Haines.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Warrior Run Manor, 1105 Main St., Watsontown.
Burial will take place in Follmer Lutheran Church Cemetery, Milton, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Skip's memory may be made to the Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Arrangements are being handled by Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care, 125 N. Front St., Milton.
Send online condolences at HeffnerCare.com.
Published on September 21, 2017
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