State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - December 18, 2006 Deceased Name: Eldon Winkelman ARENZVILLE - Eldon Winkelman, 55, of Arenzville died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at his home.
He was born May 28, 1951, in Beardstown, the son of Marlin and Bernita Schone Winkelman. He married Jaye Elam in 2001 in Beardstown.
Mr. Winkelman graduated from Beardstown High School in 1969 and earned a degree in mathematics from Western Illinois University in 1973. He was a grain elevator examiner for the Illinois Department of Agriculture and farmed in the Beardstown area. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Arenzville.
Survivors: wife, Jaye; three daughters, Kathryn "Katie" (husband, Patrick) Jockisch of Japan, Erin Winkelman of Jacksonville and Jamie (husband, J.C.) Hatfield of Beardstown; two sons, Cody Winkelman of Arenzville and Drew Birdsley of Edwardsville; two grandchildren; mother, Bernita of Arenzville; two brothers, the Rev. Mike (wife, Margery) Winkelman of Morrison and Carlon (wife, Cheryl) Winkelman of Elkhart, Ind.
Cremation will be accorded following services.
Services: 11 a.m., Dec. 26, Trinity Lutheran Church, Arenzville. Burial will be at a later date.
Sager Funeral Home in Beards-town is in charge of arrangements.