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Harold F. Winkleman

Harold F. Winkelman, 93, Woodstock, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at the JourneyCare Hospice Center, Woodstock.

He was born March 11, 1922, to William and Josephine (Seegers) Winkelman in Des Plaines. 

On June 2, 1945, he married Maryann H. Gies.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Woodstock. He worked on his dairy farm for most of his life. After selling the farm, he worked for Seneca Township. He loved doing yard work and gardening. Mostly he loved time spent with his family. 

Survivors include a son, Kenneth (Jan) Winkelman; a daughter, Debbie (Rick) Labaz; six grandchildren, Ken (Katie) Winkelman, Gail (Sean) Anuskewicz, the Rev. Paul (Melissa) Winkelman, Sarah (Adam Marshall) Labaz, Mark Winkelman and Brook Winkelman; a great-grandson, Emmett Winkelman; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Michael Winkelman; a daughter, Diane Gluth; and eight brothers and sisters.

The visitation and funeral were Aug. 8 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. His grandson, the Rev. Paul Winkelman, presided. Burial was at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Woodstock.

Memorials can be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 401 St. John’s Road, Woodstock, IL 60098; or JourneyCare Hospice Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010-3141.

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