Elliott Winschel

Thursday, June 23, 2011

BIEHLE, Mo. -- Elliott L. Winschel, 78, of Biehle died Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at his home.

He was born Aug. 2, 1932, in Perry County, Mo., son of John Henry and Regina Amschler Winschel. He and Rose Mary Chappius were married June 7, 1958.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Dwayne (Bonnie) Winschel of Scott City, Kevin (Cheryl) Winschel of Biehle; two daughters, Charlotte (Kevin) Robinson of Perryville, Mo., Sharon (Sean) Unterreiner of St. Louis; two brothers and four sisters, Herbert (Ethel) Winschel of Apple Creek, Mo., Rita (Gerald) Moll of Perryville, Celestine (Joseph) Moll of Biehle, Patrick (Judy) Winschel of Perryville, Delores (Chalmer) Berkbuegler of Perryville, Natalie (Pat) Helfer of St. Louis; seven grandchildren; Bret, Kaylie, Kelsey, Dalton, Kirsten, Augusta and Trence.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Stacie Lynn.

Winschel was a mechanic at Saberliner and a livestock and agriculture farmer. He was a member of St. Maurus Catholic Church in Biehle.

He served with the National Guard.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today and from 6:30 to 9:15 a.m. Friday at Young and Sons Funeral Home in Perryville. A Catholic wake will be held at 5 p.m. today. The rosary will be recited at 8:15 a.m. Friday.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Maurus Catholic Church in Biehle, with the Rev. Tony Dattilo officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials are preferred for Crown Hospice or St. Maurus Building Fund.