Bernice Winkler

Sunday, April 12, 2009

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bernice M. Winkler, 81, of Perryville died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 1, 1928, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Felix and Lora Roy Moore. She and Raymond D. Winkler were married Oct. 16, 1948, at Perryville. He died July 12, 1983.

Winkler worked at Perryville High School Commons. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include three sons, Dennis Winkler, Wayne Winkler, both of Perryville, Larry Winkler of St. Louis; three daughters, Susan Meyer, Jane Trapp, both of Perryville, Gail Winkler of Weingarten, Mo.; two sisters, Helen Welker of Kirkwood, Mo., Verna Agnew of Ballwin, Mo.; a brother, Hillard Moore of Bridgeton, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville. Parish prayers are at 5:30 p.m. Visitation continues from 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Tuesday; the rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.