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Maxine Winkle

Graveside services for Maxine Winkle of Grass Valley will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Memorial Garden Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Winkle died Saturday, Sept. 4, at a medical facility in Chico. She was 84.

She was born Feb. 3, 1920, in Grand Junction, Iowa, to David and Hazel Teagarden. She was the second oldest of four girls. She moved to California as a young girl and grew up in the central valley during the Depression. She moved to Grass Valley in 1934. She married Robert P. Winkle on June 13, 1937, in Reno, Nev. She was the bookkeeper for their construction company for over 30 years.



She enjoyed dancing, house boating on Englebright Lake, traveling in their motor home and crocheting afghans for her family. She was a charter member of the Grass Valley Soroptimist Club and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for 60 years.

She is survived by her sister, Darlyne Mittelbach of Panaca, Nev.; sons and daughters-in-law David and Darlene Winkle of Penn Valley, and Bob Jr. and Jackie Winkle of Grass Valley; daughter and son-in-law, Susy and Dennis Durkin of Chico; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 76 years, Robert P. Winkle, in March 2004; and sisters Betty Brown and Marilyn Carroll.




Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Northern California Chapter, P.O. Box 309, Mountain View 94942-0309.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.


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