Thomas Wayne Butler

WINNEBAGO – Memorial services for Thomas Wayne “Bear” Butler, 56, of Winnebago, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Winnebago. Burial will be at a later date.

Butler died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at Spencer Owen Funeral Home, 345 Sixth Ave. SE, Winnebago, and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.

Thomas Wayne Butler was born Sept. 8, 1956, in Winnebago, Minn., son of Robert “Bob” and Jan (Lien) Butler.

Survivors include: his mother, Jan Butler of Winnebago; sister, Deb Hansen of Mankato; brother, Cubby Butler of Arbor Vitae, Wis.