Millard E. Winters, 84, of Fort Dodge, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at the Marian Home.

In accordance with Millard’s wishes cremation rites will be accorded at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services and no other services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Millard E. Winters was born July 25, 1928. He was well known as the leader of ‘Mel and the Country Ramblers’ and they performed all over Iowa. Millard played steel guitar and accordion. He also enjoyed going to flea markets and tinkering with items that were in need of repair. On October 8, 2010, Millard was united in marriage to Bonny Hammer in Fort Dodge.