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Patricia E. Winzeler

July 3, 1935 May 1, 2016
Patricia E. Winzeler
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Obituary for Patricia E. Winzeler

Winnebago - Patricia E. Winzeler, 80, of Winnebago, died Sunday, May 1, 2016, in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, surrounded by her loving family. Born July 3, 1935, in Strasburg, the daughter of Alva and Velma (Helton) McQueen. Graduated from Windsor High School in 1952 and St. Francis Nursing School, Peoria, in 1955. Patricia married Vernon Winzeler on December 8, 1961, in Carbondale. She was a Registered Nurse at Hopedale Medical Complex, Hopedale, for 37 years, and nursed a total of 45 years. Patricia was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church of Byron. She enjoyed reading and shopping, and dearly loved caring for her grandchildren.

Patricia is lovingly survived by her husband, Vernon; daughter, Taja (Dennis) McDougall of Winnebago; grandchildren, Ethan and Abigail McDougall of Winnebago; brother, Danny Joe McQueen of Delavan; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Jerald and Robert McQueen; sisters, Tootsie McQueen, Helen Carver, Marjorie Milam, and Sandra Sue McQueen.

Funeral Information

Service at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6, 2016, in St. Mary Catholic Church, 220 E. Second St., Byron, with visitation from 9 a.m. until service time; the Rev. Howard Barch will officiate.


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