Elma Winchester

Thursday, February 17, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elma Anna Winchester, 87, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 25, 1917, at Richardton, N.D., daughter of Otto W. and Anna A. Stieg Kasten. She and Woodrow Winchester Sr. were married Jan. 29, 1939, in Bell, Calif. He died Aug. 16, 1992.

Survivors include two sons, Rick Winchester of Jackson, Woody Winchester Jr. of Fulton, Miss.; a daughter, Pat Jobe of Sikeston; two sisters, Alice Funkhouser and Herda Mahoney of Teton, Wash.; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel, with the Rev. Carl Addison officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.