Obit: Winkel, Sophia M. (1880 - 1918)
----Source: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Wis.) 03/07/1918
Winkel, Sophia M. (22 APR 1880 - 3 MAR 1918)
Death invaded the family circle at the home of Louis Winkel, Sunday eveing, March 3, 1918, and took away a patient, loving wife and mother.
Mrs. Sophia Minnie Winkel was in her thirty-eighth year, having been born in the town of Burns, Henry Co., Ill., April 22, 1880. The family came tot he town of Colby, Clark County, Wis. two years ago and since that time have resided on a farm two miles southwest of this city, coming here from Kewaunee, Ill.
She is survived by her husband and three children, and an aged mother, two brothers and three sisters. The children are two sons, Raymond, aged 13, Kenneth, 8 weeks, and one daughter, Hazel, aged 9 years.
Death was caused by pneumonia, and came after but a brief illness.
The funeral was held at 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon from Immanuel Reformed Church in this city and interment was made in the Colby Cemetery, Rev. Albert L. Scherry officiating.
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