The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday December 27, 1951
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RITES  SET  FOR  MRS.  WINKLER
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          Funeral services and burial were held in Kokomo Wednesday for  Mrs. Bessie Winkler, widow of  Art B. Winkler, and former resident of Shelby county.
          Mrs. Winkler died at her home in Kokomo December 22 following a long illness.
          She was the daughter of  Jasper N. and Margaret (Ensminger) McKay  and was born in Shelby County.  She is survived by one daughter and one son, Mrs. Merritt McClure  of Kokomo and  Lt. Robert Winkler, stationed in Key West, Florida.  Also surviving are two sisters and a brother, Miss Hazel McKay  and  Robert McKay  of this city and  Mrs. A. B. Marshall  of Indianapolis.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Bob McKenzie


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday March 4, 1943
Page 1  Column 3
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ART  WINKLER,
FORMER  COUNTY  RESIDENT,  DIES
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          Harry Winkler, of State Road 244, has been notified of the death of his brother, Art Winkler, former Shelby county resident, which occurred at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday at his home in Kokomo.
          Mr. Winkler left here thirty-five years ago. Surviving are the widow and two children, besides the brother here. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at Kokomo.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Bob McKenzie


Shelbyville  News
December 3, 1923
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          DIED  THIS  MORNING  AT  GREENSBURG - Native of Shelby County succumbs following operation at Decatur Memorial Hospital.  Aaron Winkler, resident of Rush County and well known in this city and county, died at 3:20 o'clock today in the Decatur Memorial hospital at Greensburg, Indiana following an illness of one week, during which time he had undergone an operation for appendicitis.
          Funeral services will be held Friday, at the German Evangelical church in Union township, with the Rev. Mr. Nestle, of this city, officiating.  The cortege will leave the late home at 1:00 P.M. , and friends may call until that hour.  Interment will be made at the church cemetery with R. T. Stewart, undertaker, in charge.
          Altho at the time of his death Mr. Winkler was a resident of Rush county, he was a native of Liberty township.  He was twenty four years, three months and twenty six days old.  He was born August 6, 1899 , and was the son of  Louis Winkler, of Waldron, Indiana.  On October 15, 1922 Mr. Winkler married  Miss Leona Kuhn  and his death, which removes one of the most progressive farmers of Rush county, is untimely and is a sad blow to the short wedded life of the couple.  Mr. and Mrs. Winkler had no children.
Besides the widow, the father, Louis Winkler, of Waldron, two brothers  Art Winkler  of Kokomo, Ind., and  Harry Winkler, of Liberty township, five sisters,  Mrs. Rhina Kuhn,  Mrs. Herbert Kuhn  both of Liberty township, Mrs. John Inlow, of Waldron, Mrs. George Martin  and  Miss Virgil Winkler, of Richmond, Indiana and one grandmother, Mrs. Hannah Devening, of Fenns, survive.
Contributed by Linda Allen


A Shelby County  Newspaper
1918
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DIPHTHERIA  CLAIMED  SMALL  BOY
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Son of  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Winkler
sick only since last Saturday.
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          Maurice Lewis Winkler, the little son of  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Winkler, died at five-twenty o'clock Monday afternoon at their home in the St. Vincent neighborhood at the age of four years, two months and thirteen days.  Diphtheria caused his death.  The boy became sick only last Saturday and it was not till Monday that he was afflicted with the diphtheria.
          Surviving with the parents are a brother and sister.  The child was a grandson of  Mr. and Mrs. Matt Lux.
          Following short services conducted at the grave by Rev. Father Ketter, burial will be made at four o'clock this afternoon in St. Vincent's Cemetery.
Contributed by Linda Allen


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Monday, October 24, 1881
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          Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Winkler  lost their only child, a little two -year-old boy,  Michael,  Wednesday evening.  The little one had not been well for several weeks.  The parents are greatly grieved at their loss.  Both parents and reatives made much of the little boy.  He died at Dr. Fleming's. -- Greensburg Review. Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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