Emily B. Winters

Emily B. Winters, 98, of Beaver Dam passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam.

Emily was born the daughter of Robert and Bertha (Kath) Hollnagel on October 7, 1922 in Fox Lake.  She was a 1940 graduate of Columbus High School.  Emily was married to Lester E. Winters on August 23, 1945 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fox Lake.  She worked part time at Tower Lanes in Beaver Dam and was employed with Green Giant Canning Co. in Beaver Dam.

Emily was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam.  She was a member of the Beaver Dam American Legion Auxiliary.  She was an avid bowler and was a skilled seamstress especially sewing.  Emily was an avid Brewers fan and enjoyed attending Brewer home games with husband Lester.

Emily is survived by her daughters: Linda Reed of Madison and Patricia Winters of Alabama; grandchildren: Mathew Schmelzer, Scott Garrigan, and Mark Garrigan; two great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lester in 1988; brothers: Bernard, Clinton, Donald, Milton, and Lester Hollnagel; and sisters: Gertrude North and Betty Drewa.

A visitation will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam on Friday, June 25, 2021 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m.  Rev. Dennis Meier will officiate.  Interment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, township of Trenton.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.