Ernest F Winkels

Ernest F Winkels

Birth
Taopi, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 3 Jan 2003 (aged 93)
Mapleton, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 181710743 · View Source
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Ernest F. Winkels, 93 of Mapleton, formerly of rural Adams, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003 at the Mapleton Community Home.

Ernest was born March 12, 1909 to Jacob and Lillie Winkels in Lodi, Minn. He graduated from Adams Consolidated High School in 1927. Ernest married Teresa M. Neisen on Sept. 6, 1937 in Austin. Teresa died in 1959. Ernest farmed near Taopi, Minn. He married Elenora Anne Wendel Hughes on Jan. 2, 1960. Ernest retired from the Mower County Secondary Road Department after many years of service to the county. He was a member of St Theresa's Catholic Church in Mapleton. Ernest was a 3rd Degree Member of Council #1201 Knights of Columbus in Austin. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, working with horses, training Brittany Spaniels, playing cards and his family.

Ernest is survived by his daughter, Maureen (Richard) Nowak, Mapleton; a son Joseph (Cristina) Hughes, San Diego Calif.; a sister Margaret Ulwelling, Adams, and a brother Raymond (Carrie) Winkels, Austin; 15 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Teresa, daughter Mary Winkels, second wife, Elenora, and a son, Clyde Hughes.

Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Jan, 5, 2003 at the funeral home with a prayer service beginning at 4 p.m. and one hour before the service at the church on Monday.

Service: 10 a.m. Monday at St Theresa's Catholic Church in Mapleton with Father Tim Biren officiating.

Interment: Calvary Cemetery in Austin

Funeral Home: Olson-Tichenor Funeral Home, Mapleton

Austin Daily Herald, Jan. 4, 2003


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  • Created by: Brian B.
  • Added: 23 Jul 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 181710743
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest F Winkels (12 Mar 1909–3 Jan 2003), Find a Grave Memorial no. 181710743, citing Calvary Cemetery, Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Brian B. (contributor 48306444) .