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            Mrs. Ann Alice Winkelman, age 97, of Canton, Mo. died Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 10:00 p.m. at the Lewis County Nursing Home near Canton.  She was born December 31, 1910 in Steffenville, Mo, the daughter of Grover and Gertrude Cason Steffen.  She married Charles Winkelman January 31, 1940 at the home of her parents  in Steffenville.  He preceded her in death September 15, 1984.

            Mrs. Winkelman graduated from Steffenville High School and attended Culver-Stockton College in Canton, and Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, Mo.  She taught in the Steffenville and La Belle schools prior to her marriage. She and her husband lived on a farm at Wayland, Mo until they moved to Canton, Mo. in 1971.

She was a member of the Canton Christian Church, P.E.O., Dicey Langston Chapter of D.A.R., River Valley Country Club, Lewis County Nursing Home Auxiliary, and was active at the Canton Library, Arts Council, Chi Omega sorority, and other civic organizations.   She was a strong supporter of Culver-Stockton College.

She is survived by Barney and Marjorie Conrath of Palmyra, Va, John and Janet Winkelman of Alexandria, Mo, Joseph and Lowell Winkelman of Oxford, England, Scott and Jane Thomas of Claremore, Ok, Christine and Terry Glasgow of Monmouth, Il, James and Rebecca Boudreau of Quincy, Il, June Brenner of Lewistown, Mo, and Geraldine Glover of St. Louis, Mo.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be Monday, January 14, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at Davis Funeral Home in Canton with Rev. George Lee officiating.  Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery at Keokuk, Ia.  Visitation will be Monday, January 14, 2008 one hour prior to the services at 11:00 at the Davis Funeral Home in Canton.

Memorials are suggested to the Lewis County Nursing Home at Canton, or P.E.O. and may be left with the Davis Funeral Home, P.O. 108, Canton, Mo. 63435.

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Pallbearers: John Winkelman, Luther Winkelman, Scott Thomas, Terry Glasgow, Wm. “Pete” Boudreau, Bernard Walker