Karl Benjamin Wininger, longtime resident of Big Bear, passed away peacefully May 10th after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Cassandra (Long) Wininger, one son Jarrett (Irene) Wininger of Grover Beach, CA, two step children Carissa Long of Yucca Valley and Ryan Harms of Illinois; two sisters Linda (Mike) Waite of Johnson Valley, CA, Diane McMurray of CA, and one stepbrother Kenneth McMurray of CA; one granddaughter and four step-grandchildren. Also surviving are his mother Margaret McMurray and stepfather Robert McMurray.
Karl was well known in the community and had a lot of friends and family. He was a retired cabinet maker and a member of the Fawnskin Moose Lodge #2085. He was also a member of the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge. He enjoyed traveling, spending time with family & friends and will be deeply missed with his contagious laughter and smile.