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Cora Winkler Held
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1897
Spring Bay
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1993
Woodford County
Illinois, USA

Cora Winkler Held (Obituary)21 January 1993 , Metamora Herald Newspaper

Woodford County, Illinois Prairie District Library Obituaries 1887 - Present

Metamora Herald Newspaper dated 1-21-1993 Section B page 4 column 1 & 2

__Cora Held, 95, formerly of Washburn, died Jan. 11, 1993, at Snyder Village in Metamora, where she had been a resident for three years.

Born Feb. 4, 1897, in Spring Bay to Samuel and Susanna Fandel Winkler, she married Cecil J. Held March 23, 1920, in Washburn. He died Dec. 22, 1961. Seven brothers and sisters and six half brothers and sisters also preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, Wesley of Washington and John E. of Portage, Ind., two daughters, Dorothy Tomlinson and Phyllis Ulrich, both of Washburn; one sister, Helen Youngman of East Peoria; 2 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Washburn Christian Church, its Christian Women's Fellowship and Friendly Class.

Services were held Jan. 13 at Newton Memorial Home in Washburn. The Rev. Bob Jassman and Paul Perry officiated. Entombment was in Linn-Mount Vernon Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to Snyder Village.

*-*Metamora Herald Newspaper*-*p/r/w/h*-*


Thank you Greg Kimberly for the wonderful picture of Cecil's & Cora's stone. We are truly grateful.


Family links: 
  Samuel Winkler (1859 - 1923)
  Susanna B Fandel Winkler (1872 - 1944)
  Cecil J Held (1901 - 1961)*
  John Edward Held (1922 - 1999)*
  Dorothy May Held Tomlinson (1924 - 2004)*
  Wesley Dean Held (1929 - 2002)*
  Joseph Winkler (1885 - 1956)*
  David Winkler (1890 - 1964)*
  Amanda Winkler Durst (1891 - 1976)*
  Cora Winkler Held (1897 - 1993)
  Benjamin F Winkler (1898 - 1960)*
  Paul Winkler (1901 - 1927)*
  Jerry James Winkler (1902 - 1969)*
  Jessie E. Winkler McWilliams (1908 - 1962)*
  Robert E Winkler (1909 - 1982)*
  Helen I Winkler Youngman (1911 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jun 01, 2011
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Cora <i>Winkler</i> Held
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Cora <i>Winkler</i> Held
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Cora <i>Winkler</i> Held
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 Added: Aug. 7, 2011

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