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Myrtle Viola Winkler Washburne
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1896
Death: Aug. 7, 1962

Wife of Vernon Washburne
John T & Hannah (Noon) Winkler

MYRTLE (WINKLER) WASHBURNE - Funeral services for Mrs. Vernon Washburn, who died ( 7 Aug 1962) suddenly Tuesday morning in her home, 609 W. 15th St., Sterling, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Melvin Funeral Home. The Rev. Loyal M. Wilkinson, pastor of the First Congregational Church of Sterling, will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. Friends may call in the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m Wednesday and on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Mrs. Washburne was born July 7, 1896 in New Bedford, the daughter of John T. and Hannah Noon Winkler. She was educated in the public schools at Prophetstown and entered the nurses training at Sterling Public Hospital School of Nursing in 1922, and graduated in 1926. She furthered her education by taking post graduate training at Detroit, Mich. From 1928 to 1936 she was operating room supervisor at Sterling Public Hospital. Myrtle V. Winkler was united in marriage to Vernon Washburne, Jan. 18, 1936 in Paw Paw, by the Rev. L. E. Winter. Mrs. Washburne was a member of the First Congregational Church of Sterling. Surviving besides her husband are two sisters, Mrs. Howard (Martha) Matthews of Prophetstown, Miss Dorothy Winkler of Sterling; three brothers, Harold Winkler of Deer Grove, Ralph and Ray Winkler of Prophetstown. There are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one nephew.
Contributed by Melva L. Taylor - The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois August 8, 1962 - Wednesday, pg 6 col 2

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Riverside Cemetery
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jan 31, 2014
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Myrtle Viola <i>Winkler</i> Washburne
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Myrtle Viola <i>Winkler</i> Washburne
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