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Marjorie Winkelman

Marjorie Winkelman

Mrs. Marjorie M., nee McGee, Winkelman, 88, of New Athens, IL, born December 24, 1927 in Marissa, IL, passed away on Tuesday, Janaury 19, 2016 at the New Athens Home for the Aged. Mrs. Winkelman had been an inspector at the shoe factory in Belleville. She also attended St. Peter United Church of Christ in Lenzburg, IL

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert H. Winkelman, whom she married on April 29, 1947 in Marissa, IL and who died on April 29, 1987, her parents; Arthur and Minnie , nee Jackson, McGee, 2 sons; Gilbert S. Winkelman and Larry Winkelman who died in infancy, 1 daughter; Lisa Winkelman and 11 brothers and sisters.

Marjorie is survived by her daughter, Sue Ellen Winkelman of Lenzburg, IL, 3 granddaughters; Heather Parks, Natasha (Harold) Knuckles and Beth Winkelman, 2 great grandchildren; Steven Kennedy and Arabella Knuckles.

Memorials in Mrs. Winkelman’s honor may be made to the New Athens Home for the Aged.

Per Marjorie’s request, cremation is to be held with no visitation or services.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Administrator says:

    I have known Margie since I was a child living in Lenzburg I went to school with Susie and played at their house many times. I went to church at the same church where Margie and I sang in the choir. Margie was a very kind, soft spoken lady and I liked her very much. So sorry for the family in their time of sorrow.

    Posted by: Kathy Bell Jan 19, 2016

  2. Administrator says:

    We knew Marge since the mid-70’s, from church in Lenzburg. We became closest though in 1981, when our little girl was diagnosed with Leukemia. She came by one day in the Fall to have Jim work on her car, and to share her concern for us. We were making trips to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital every day for chemotherapy and she offered to babysit for our other young children to ease the load on us. Knowing her as we did,

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    Posted by: Mr & Mrs James E Schroeder, Sr – New port Richey, FL – Friends Jan 20, 2016

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