VeteranBobby Winkler

Bobby L. "Bob" Winkler, 75, of Bushnell died at 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2001, at McDonough District Hospital.

He was born Oct. 1, 1925, in Bushnell, the son of Art and Pearl Carpenter Winkler. He married Helen Schaff on Aug. 22, 1952, in Havana. She survives.

He was a World War II Navy veteran, serving from December 1943 to June 1946.

He graduated from Western Illinois University.

A teacher, coach and principal in several communities, he retired from VIT Community School District in Table Grove in 1976.

He also operated a radiator repair shop and owned a Bushnell-area shopper and newspaper.

Cremation has been accorded and graveside services with burial of ashes will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Bushnell Cemetery. Martin-Hollis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to any charity.

From the Peoria Journal Star.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/1/2001

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