Elizabeth 'Betty' Winkelman


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Posted Online: Jan. 17, 2013, 5:20 pm
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Elizabeth "Betty" Winkelman, 87, of Davenport, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at ManorCare, Davenport.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport, with visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Burial is at Holy Family Cemetery, Davenport.
She was born May 24, 1925, in Buffalo, to Gustav and Marie DeBaets. She married Paul E. Winkelman Nov. 13, 1948. He died Oct. 23, 2008.
Surviving are sons, Danny Winkelman, Davenport, Larry Winkelman, Maquoketa, Iowa; three grandchildren; sister, Katherine Minnaert, Walcott.














 



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