Douglas A. Windschitl

1946 ~ 2021 (age 74)


Douglas A. Windschitl (Windy), 74, of Urbana passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital.

Doug was born on December 5, 1946, in Sleepy Eye, MN to parents Larry and Silvia (Hacker) Windschitl. He attended high school in Winthrop, MN. On January 4, 1969, he married his wife LeaAnn (Schroeder) in Lafayette, MN. Doug and his wife started their career in Milroy, MN where they owned and operated Windy’s Cave, a popular restaurant and pool hall. He also served on the Milroy Fire Department as Fire Chief. He most recently worked for over 25 years at J & R Schugel Trucking Co., driving his semi-truck. Doug was a hardworking man who provided for his family and those all around him. He loved his family and enjoyed hobbies like fishing, camping, and socializing with anyone willing to listen. Doug also enjoyed being an active member at the VFW Auxiliary in Urbana. He will be remembered and missed by his friends and loved ones.

Survivors include his wife LeaAnn Windschitl of Urbana; sons Chad (Tami) Windschitl of Lakeville, MN, and Shawn Windschitl of Urbana; daughter-in-law Jennifer of Diana, TX; brothers Randy (Donna) Windschitl, Greg (Wanda) Windschitl, Mark (Donna) Windschitl and Scott (Lisa) Windschitl; sisters Pam (Mike) Woods and Cheryl (Ken) Otto; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

Doug is preceded in death by his parents and his son Dustin.

Cremation rights have been accorded. There will be a celebration of life at a later date at the VFW in Urbana, IL.

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