Obit: Winkelman, Amelia Anna (1877 - 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Winkelman, Forman, Greeler, Bender, Pachal, Storm, Tyler, Mills, Fuiten, Embke, Lueck, Ratsch, Erickson, Smith, Boon, Witte

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/25/1968

Winkelman, Amelia Anna (19 September 1877 - 17 April 1968)

Funeral services for Mrs. Amelia Anna Winkelman, 90, of Rt. 1 Neillsville, who died April 17, in Neillsville, were held Saturday afternoon from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Christie. The Rev. David Witte officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Winkelman was born September 19, 1877, in Dodge County. She attended school there and as a young girl worked in Oconomowoc. On January 2, 1898, she was married to the late Emil Winkelman in Dodge County. He died in 1960. They operated a cheese factory near Watertown, and came to Clark County in 1902, locating on a farm in the Town of York, where she had lived for 66 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Hattie Forman of Rt. 1 Neillsville; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Eddie Greeler of Neosho.

Mrs. Winkelman was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Christie and its Ladies Aid.

Pallbearers were: Harold Embke, Wilmer Lueck, Clarence Ratsch, Wallace Erickson, James R. Smith and Alfred Boon. “Asleep in Jesus” and “I’m but a Stranger here” were sung by Kendall Smith, accompanied by Mrs. Wallace Erickson.

People from out of town here for the service included: Mr. and Mrs. Roger Bender and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pachal and Mr. and Mrs. Louie Pachal of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Storm and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Tyler and family of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Mills of Owen; and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fuiten of Hartford.



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