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Paul N. Winkler

May 26, 1927 — December 15, 2015

Paul Neill Winkler, the son of Paul Frederick and Blanche Mae (Neill) Winkler, was born in Washington Township, Adams County, Iowa on May 26, 1927. Paul entered eternal rest on December 15, 2015, at Corning Specialty Care, Corning, Iowa, at the age of eighty-eight years, six months, and nineteen days.
Paul attended rural school for the first eight years at Wahington #7, in Wahington Township. He attended Corning High School and graduated with the class of 1944. Paul served his country and entered the United States Army on August 4, 1945. This was just before the conclusion of World War II and he was sent to Germany with the Occupation Army. Paul was awarded the Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal Germany. He was Honorably discharged March 5, 1947.
Paul returned to Washington Township in Adams County to farm and he remained there his entire life. His farm operation included cattle, hogs, soybeans, oats, and hay. Paul was united in marriage to Norma Jean Wearmouth on March 10, 1963, at the Methodist Church in Creston, Iowa. This union was blessed with the arrival of their son Glen. Paul and Norma received the Century Farm Award at the Iowa State Fair in 1983 for the Grandpa Winkler original 110 acres.
Paul was a member of the Corning American Legion and the Farm Bureau. He was a Past Township Trustee for Washington Township. Paul was a member of the Corning United Methodist Church. Paul was a previous member of the Mt. Etna United Methodist Church and served on the Church Board. He was a member of the Adams County Pork Producers.
Left to cherish Paul’s memory is his loving and caring wife Norma of Corning; son: Glen (Melodie) Winkler, Corning, IA; four grandchildren: Jacob (Kristina) Winkler, Creston, IA; Joshua (significant other Jasmine Godbolt) Winkler, Neola, IA; Melissa Winkler (significant other Myles Peterson), Omaha, NE; Grayson Winkler, Corning, IA; sister: Evelyn Dammann, Overland Park, KS: and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, including the friends he made with the staff and residents of Corning Specialty Care.
Preceding Paul in death were his parents; sister: Ruth Holaday; two brothers-in-law; Thomas Holaday and Herbert Dammann; mother-in-law: Opal Wearmouth; father-in-law: Thomas Wearmouth.

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Friday, December 18, 2015

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