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Jessie M. Winkelman

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Jessie M. Winkelman, 81, Woodstock, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at JourneyCare Inpatient Hospice Unit, Woodstock. 

She was born March 7, 1932, to Isaac A. and Iva E. (Parker) Northup in Selma, Iowa. 

On Feb. 23, 1952, she married Wilbur “Swede” Winkelman in Woodstock.

She was a member at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Woodstock. She worked at both Guardian Electric and Elco Hillcrest in Woodstock, and she was an avid reader. Most importantly she loved her family. She was loved and will be missed.

Survivors include a son, Steve (Linda) Winkelman; a daughter Denise (Gary) Wedoff; five grandchildren, Nicholas (Jamie) Wedoff, Adam (Bridget) Wedoff, Andrew (Sheila) Winkelman, Brian (Kari) Winkelman and Laura Winkelman; 11 great-grandchildren, Audrey, Adalynn, Magdalen, Levi, Lucas, Carson, Kaden, Savanna, Lily, Gabriel and Elijah; four brothers, Glen (Lucy) Northup, Arlo Northup, Jack (Elaine) Northup and Robert Northup; three sisters, Arda Downing, Donna Marzahl and Helen (Jay) Murrell; and many relatives in her extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; a brother, Clair Northup; and a sister, Mary Huffstutler.

Visitation and funeral service were Feb. 1 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Woodstock. Burial was at McHenry County Memorial Park.

Memorials can be made to JourneyCare Hospice, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, Illinois 60010-3141.

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