|Birth: ||Mar. 8, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 2011|
GALESBURG - Irene W. Horton, 86, 559 Union St., Galesburg, died at 1:40 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
She was born March 8, 1924, in Woodford County, the eighth of 12 children of David and Rosalie Kerker Winkler Sr. She married Stanley C. Horton on Aug. 31, 1946, in Galesburg. He preceded her in death July 7, 2006.
She is survived by three daughters, Cynthia Dunn of Elmwood and Toni Horton and Dixie Gustafson, both of Galesburg; seven grandchildren, Ami Naumann, Heidi McFadden, Traci Schulz, Christopher (and Michelle) Dunn, Jeffrey McFadden, Patrick Gustafson and Benjamin Gustafson; 10 great-grandchildren, Austin, Andrew and Alex Naumann, Brycen McFadden, Madisyn Johnson, Trenton and Lauren Schulz, and Allison, Gracie and Ryanne Dunn; and two brothers, Clyde Winkler of Washburn and Ralph Winkler of Alexis. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Rhonda McFadden on Dec. 4, 2009; son-in-law Rex Dunn; seven brothers, Richard Sr., Floyd, Emerson, Everett, Raymond, David Jr. and Solomon Winkler; and two sisters, Verna Harmon and Esther Moore.
Irene worked as a bookkeeper in her early years. She was a homemaker all of her life. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her grandchildren. Irene graduated from Alexis High School in 1942. She was a member of First Christian Church.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. M.J. Fitch will officiate. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
Published in The Register-Mail on January 20, 2011
David Winkler (1890 - 1964)
Rosalie Kerker Winkler (1893 - 1980)
Stanley C Horton (1925 - 2006)
Rhonda Jo Horton McFadden (1952 - 2009)*
Richard William Winkler (1912 - 1996)*
Verna Margaret Winkler Harmon (1921 - 1997)*
Raymond Winkler (1922 - 1992)*
Irene W Winkler Horton (1924 - 2011)
David Winkler (1926 - 2004)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 20, 2011
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