The Passing Mr. Jon Winke Ritz Carlton, Chicago, IL

Dear Friends,

We are grieving the loss of a true giant and beloved friend, Jon Winke, who
passed away unexpectedly Sunday.  Jon was first and foremost a husband and
father, and it was only this past March  that he whisked his wife, Raquel,
on a romantic get away to Paris, their very first trip to the City of
Lights.  The mere mention of his daughters Raquel and Cherizar and sons Jon
Jr., Sean, Ivan and Carlos, and  would elicit pure joy and pride, and his
devotion to family made up thThe Great Jon Winke e core of his being.  Jon’s 2011 induction into the Chicago Concierge Hall of Fame was a
testament to his passion for service and the pride he took in his role as
Chicago ‘s premier Chef Concierge.  So many in the Concierge community have
benefitted from Jon’s mentoring and guidance as evident by the the honor
bestowed on him as the first Hall of Fame inductee!  Jon recently garnered yet another first when his entire department recently
nominated him for Manager of the 2nd Quarter, recognizing Jon for his:
leadership, passion, always being there for you and being the consummate
professional who’s mastered his profession.
Jon was a gentlemen’s gentlemen until he donned his blue softball jersey
and infamously became The Closer, and pitched league championship games in
2008, 2010 and 2012!  Needless to say, Jon was immensely proud of his Ritz
Lions and the softball blue that ran in his veins.
For over 37 years Jon has represented the fabric of The Ritz and we will
forever have cherished memories to hold near in our hearts of how he’s
touched each and everyone one of us.  And as we grieve during this
difficult time of loss we will keep Jon’s beloved family in our thoughts and prayers remain with the Winke family.
Services will be Wednesday – July 3rd from 3pm to 8pm at Conboy Funeral Home, 10501 Cermak Road, Westchester,Il  708-562-5900


Please take time to write your condolences to the

Winke family on the Conboy Westchester Funeral Home page


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