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Shirley J Winkelman
January 10, 1936 ~ October 16, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Shirley Jean Winkelman, 87, of Portage, died Monday, October 16 ,2023 at her home in Portage. She was born January 10, 1936, in the Township of Glendale, Monroe County, WI. She was the daughter of George and Florence (Oldfield) Klump. She grew up in the Kendall area and graduated from Kendall High School. She was united first in marriage to Richard Lowell Scott on November 5, 1955, at the First Baptist Church in New Lisbon. Shirley and Richard then moved to Portage, WI. After a few years in Portage, they moved to a country home on the north side of Poynette. After her husband, Richard, passed away June 17, 1964, she and her family moved back to the Indian Hills subdivision in Portage, WI. She was baptized at the 1st Baptist Church in Baraboo. She was a long standing, faithful member of Faith Baptist Church in Portage. October 30, 1982, she married her second husband, Ralph J. Winkelman, who preceded her in death February 26, 2003. She is survived by two sons, Kirby of Oshkosh, WI, Gregory of Portage, WI, a daughter, Pamela (Brian) Smith of Crownsville, MD, two stepchildren, Daniel Winkelman, and Priscilla Foss, seven grandchildren, Kyle, Kayla, Jason, Jillian, Kameron, Corey, and Kiara, seven great-grandchildren, Parker Luke, Madeline Rose, Kai, Hudson, Claire, Nathan and Ainsley, sister-in-law, Donna Klump, nieces & nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, two daughters, Infant and Heidi, four brothers, George, Leonard, Norman, and Terrence, seven sisters, Florence, Doris, Angela, Phyllis, Francis, Helen, and Kathleen. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 O’clock a.m. on Thursday. October 26, 2023, at the Kratz Funeral Home, 302 East Conant Street, Portage, WI with a viewing at 10:00 O’clock a.m. The burial will be in Huster cemetery, Hustler, WI.