George D. Winius ’50 died on June 10, 2018, in Gainesville, Florida.
(The following was published in the Gainsville Sun, on June 21-22, 2018:)
George Davison Winius, age 89, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, June 10th at UF Health Shands Hospital of Gainesville, Florida.
He was born October 6, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Enno deWitt Winius and Dorothy Alice Davison. After marrying Margaretha Maria (Margriet) Hofman on August 4, 1962, in Wassenaar, the Netherlands, they lived in Gainesville where he taught Iberian history for thirty-five years at the University of Florida, at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, and at Brown University.
He is survived by their 3 children; Johannes Winius (Jaap), Elisabeth Winius (Liesbeth), Petrus Winius (Pieter); and 2 grandchildren Thomas and Louisa.