The former Executive Director of the KU Alumni Association, died on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.
Mr. Wintermote was born July 10, 1926, in Augusta, KS. He graduated from Augusta High School. After serving in the U.S. Navy in 1946, Mr. Wintermote moved to Lawrence to attend the University of Kansas. One of the highlights of his student career was serving as a cheerleader at the 1948 Orange Bowl in Miami.
Wintermote served the University by working in various capacities with the Alumni Association beginning 1951 and served as Executive Director between 1963 and 1983. Read Mr. Wintermote’s complete obituary at the Lawrence Journal-World.