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LABELLE, MO – Marjorie Violet Van Winkle, 72, of Cape Girardeau died on Sunday, July 6, 2008 in her home.
She was born in Lewis County, near LaBelle on March 13, 1936, a daughter of Charles “Buzz” and Violet Walter Lumley.
She was a 1954 graduate of Quincy Senior High School and attended Gem City Business College, both in Quincy, IL.
On February 5, 1955, she married Morris Van Winkle in Hannibal. He survives.
Mrs. Van Winkle and her husband are members of Mount Auburn Christian Church in Cape Girardeau.
Marjorie owned and operated a country store and was postmistress for the U.S. Postal Service for 10 years at Bynumville. After moving to southeast Missouri in 1975 she worked for Food Giant Grocery Store, retiring in 1998.
Marjorie loved to cook for her family. She loved to travel with her husband, Morris, and visited Florida, Mexico, Canada, Branson and Oregon to see their grandsons.
Survivors in addition to her husband are three children, Sandra Kay (Pat) Conklin and Robert Morris Van Winkle, of Cape Girardeau, and Cynthia Faye (Mike) Rouggly of Jackson; 12 grandchildren, Christine (Ricardo) Sousa, Andrew (Amy) Conklin, Sara Conklin, Josh Conklin, Kenneth Van Winkle, Amanda Van Winkle, Logan Van Winkle, Luke (Alana) Rouggly, Jared (Heather) Rouggly, Elysia (Derek) King, Ben Rouggly and Beth Rouggly; Three great- grandchildren, Adeline Rouggly, Olivia Rouggly, and Abigail Violet Conklin; two sisters, Lois ( Elmer) Parrish of LaBelle and Connie (Jack) Helenthal of Keokuk, Iowa; four aunts, Doris (Roy) Miller of Knox City , Beulah (Russell) Turpin and Millie Hamlin of Edina, Bonnie Mauck of LaBelle; two sisters-in-law, Wilma Moore of Hull IL, and Barbara Ogle of Louisiana; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father in 1970, mother in 2006, a brother, Charles Robert ”Bob” Lumley in 1995, her stepfather, George Oesterle in 1994; one niece, Darla Parrish and grandparents.
Services were Thursday, July 10 at Ford and Sons Funeral Home Mt. Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau with grandsons Kenneth Van Winkle, Luke Rouggly and Andrew Conklin officiating. Grandsons Luke and Jared Rouggly provided music. Grandsons served as pallbearers.