Rosemary C. Winkeler

Rosemary C. Winkeler, 85, of Germantown, died Sunday March 20, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese.

She was born August 16, 1930 in Germantown to George and Frances (Heidemann) Pille. They preceded her in death.

She married Ervin P. Winkeler April 28, 1953 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown and he preceded her in death April 18, 2005.

Also preceded in death by a brother Richard Pille, sisters Mildred Dollard, Dolores “Peppy” Schroeder, Joan Hintz, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Virginia Pille, Robert Dollard, Lou Winter, Greg and Helen Winkeler, Norbert and Betty Winkeler, Rosalind Sautmann, Lucille Vandeloo.

Surviving are her sons Ken “Erv” Winkeler and Tom Winkeler both of Germantown. A granddaughter Nicole Winkeler. A sister Ruth Winter of Breese, brothers-in-law Cletus “Buddy” Schroeder, Donald Hintz both of Germantown, Don Vandeloo and Ted Sautmann both of Carlyle.

Rosemary worked at St. Anthony’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO, and Wee Walker Shoe Company in Carlyle. She also ran an in home day care for over 30 years. She loved playing bingo with many of her neighborhood friends.

Member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and Altar Sodality in Germantown.

Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Wednesday March 23, 2016 at 11:00 am at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown, Fr. James Buerster and Deacon Rich Bagby officiating. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday March 23, from 9:00 to 11:00 am at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown.

Family request memorials be made to the choice of the donor in place of flowers and other gifts and will be received at the church or through Moss Funeral Home in Germantown who is handling the arrangements.

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