Ivan Andrew Windsheimer

Ivan Andrew Windsheimer was born December 1, 1920 in Gurley, Nebraska and passed away on March 11, 2012 in Kalispell Montana. Ivan was the oldest of 12 children born to Fredrick and Helen Dykman Windsheimer.

Ivan was a Machinist Mate 2nd Class in the Navy. He married Mary Ellen McCall in 1944 at the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Chicago Illinois. Ivan and Mary lived in Washington and Montana most of their married life. Ivan worked as a dairyman and had his own herd at Edgecomb, near Arlington WA. He moved his family to Kalispell, MT in 1964 to manage Montana’s largest dairy. He later worked for Plum Creek Lumber in Kalispell from which he retired. Ivan dismantled a cabin in Glacier Park and rebuilt it in Polebridge MT where he and Mary spent much time and made many close friends.

Ivan was preceded in death by his wife Mary in 1993, oldest son Ivan (Pete) in 2008, 3 brothers, 2 sisters and one grandchild. He is survived by 4 brothers, 2 sisters, 4 children; Sam, Mike, Patti Lingle and Larry; 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

A graveside memorial service was held on July 7th, in Kalispell, Montana.

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