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 Cora <I>Winkler</I> Held

Cora Winkler Held

Spring Bay, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Death 11 Jan 1993 (aged 95)
Metamora, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Burial Washburn, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 70709348 · View Source
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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.

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


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