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Windsurfer dies on Lake Winnebago

71-year-old Sheboygan Falls man found in water near Fond du Lac

1:18 PM, Jun. 30, 2013
Body of wind surfer recovered from Winnebago in Fo...
Body of wind surfer recovered from Winnebago in Fo...: Saturday, June 29: The Fond du Lac County sheriff's department and the U.S. Coast Guard recovered the body of a wind surfer on Lake Winnebago near Winnebago Drive in Fond du Lac.
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A seasoned windsurfer met with tragedy Saturday afternoon as gusty winds prevailed on Lake Winnebago near Fond du Lac.

The body of a 71-year-old Sheboygan Falls man was recovered from the waters off the east shore of Lake Winnebago. The man's body was located during an extensive search and rescue effort shortly after 6 p.m. off the shoreline at N7156 Winnebago Drive in the Town of Fond du Lac.

The man was windsurfing when he went missing. He was last seen around 3:40 p.m., according to reports from another windsurfer and a resident on the lake. ...

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