Obit: Winkler, Thea A. (1890 - 1950)
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Surnames: WINKLER WILLIAMSON WITT JOHNSON MESSER GUSTAFSON DJERF DEHN EDBLOM BINNING SAFEMASTER MELGRIN WESTBERG RINGQUIST BUETSCH BUDDE EYKES FLINK KOCH BRUESEWITZ WOLFE JESKE SCHWANTES BARNETT BURNETT ERVIN KOCH KORNTVED SPEICH JUSTMAN SECZKA

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark County, Wis.) 04/21/1950

Winkler, Thea A. (30 Jan. 1890 - 14 Apr. 1950)

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Trinity Lutheran Church for Mrs. Edward M. Winkler, 60, who died Friday of a cerebral hemorrhage at her home at 1:15 A.M. Rev. Charles Witt, of Marshfield officiated and burial was in the Trinity Lutheran cemetery.

The body was taken to the Lulloff Funeral Home to lie in state until 10 a.m. when it was taken to the church to lie in state until time of services.

Mrs. Alfred Johnson, Mrs. Ansel Messer, Arlene Gustafson, Helen Djerf, Joan Dehn and Gail Edblom sang "Beyond the Sunset" and "God Will Take Care of You" and they were accompanied by Mrs. Henry Binning on the organ.

Pallbearers were Lester Safemaster, Rolland Safemaster, Carl Melgrin, Orville Westberg, Lloyd Ringquist and Clarence Buetsch.

In charge of flowers were Mrs. Frank Budde, Mrs. Bernard Eykes, Mrs. Clarence Buetsch, Mrs. Lorraine Flink, Mrs. Milton Koch, Mrs. Lester Bruesewitz, Mrs. Lloyd Ringquist, Mrs. Orville Westberg, and Mrs. Rolland Safemaster.

Mrs. Winkler, the former Thea A. Williamson, was born January 30, 1890, in Unity. She received her education in the Romeo School and was married May 10, 1911, at Spencer, to Edward M. Winkler. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and of the Ladies Aid Society.

She is survived by her husband, three sons, John, Holcombe; Norman, Unity; and Edward, Stevens Point; two daughters, Mrs. Milton (Emily) Wolfe, Loyal; and Mrs. Geo. (Evelyn) Jeske. Marshfield; one brother, William Williamson, Unity; two sisters, Mrs. Herman Schwantes, Colby; and Mrs. Gust Ringquist, Unity; and eight grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were a brother, two sisters and her parents.

Out of town people here for the funeral included Mr. and Mrs. Gene Barnett, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ervin and son Terry, Miss Pauline Melgrin and Mrs. Eileen Johnson of Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Worden Burnett of Menasha; Mr. Russell Ringquist of Beloit; Mr. and Mrs. Nels Safemaster, Pewaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Milton Koch and family, Westboro; Mr. Peter Korntved, Rhinelander; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Korntved, Mrs. George Speich, Greenwood; Mrs. Julia Justman, of Stratford; Mr. Glendon Johnson, Abbotsford; Miss Florence Seczka, Athens; and many relatives and friends from nearby towns.

*** Note: Mrs. Winkler’s day of death is from the St. John’s cemetery list on this site.

 

 


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