Ione Hildegard Winters, age 90, of Portage, MI died Tuesday morning March 21, 2017. Ione was born November 6, 1926 in Charlevoix, Michigan a daughter of Arlo and Ida Belle (Bennet) Wickersham. She had been a Kalamazoo area resident for 3 years, coming from Decatur, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Beth Richardson. On May 19, 1952, she was united in marriage to Robert D. Winters who survives. Also surviving, a daughter, Laura Jean Winters of Portage; 2 grandchildren, Aaron (Michelle) Kohan of Chicago, IL and Caitlin (Neko) Winters Anthony of Mattawan, MI; a brother, Herb (Ann) Wickersham of Charlevoix, MI; and three nieces and a nephew. Private services and burial will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be directed to Planned Parenthood. Please visit Ione's personalized webpage for online guestbook or to leave a condolence. Arrangements were made by the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St.