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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

Ervin P. Winkeler



Visitation:  Wednesday, April 20, 2005            4:00-9:00   PM
                   Thursday, April 21, 2005                8:00-10:45 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Germantown
Services:    Thursday, April 21, 2005               11:00 AM
                   St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown   


Ervin P. Winkeler, 75, of Germantown died Monday April 18, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital Breese. 

He was born May 24, 1929 in Bartelso to Leo and Helen (Mensing) Winkeler.  They preceded him in death. 

He was a framer, and had previously worked for Hunter Packing Company, the John Morrell Company, the Swift Meat Packing Company; he was Germantown Park Maintenance supervisor, Germantown Township Road Commissioner, and a bus driver for the Clinton County Rehabilitation Center.  He was a member of St. Boniface Church, the Bartelso Knights of Columbus Council 4745 and the Germantown Kernel Nut Club.

 He married Rosemary Pille April 28, 1953 in St. Boniface Church  and she survives in Germantown.  He is also survived by 2 sons Tom (special friend Diane “Fuzzy” Gebke) and Ken “Erv” Winkeler all of Germantown.  He has 1 granddaughter Nicole Winkeler and 1 sister Lucille (Don) Vandeloo of Carlyle.  Also surviving are sisters in-law Helen Winkeler of Bartelso and Betty Winkeler of Carlyle.

 He was preceded in death by 2 brothers Gregor Winkeler and Norbert Winkeler and a sister Rosalind Sautmann.

 Funeral services will be held Thursday April 21 2005 at 11 AM at St. Boniface Church Germantown with Fr. Steven Humphrey officiating.  Interment St. Boniface Cemetery.  Friend may call at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown Wednesday April 20 from 4 to 9 Pm and Thursday April 21 from 8 to 10:45 AM.  Memorials can be made to Donor’s Choice and will be received at the funeral home




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