Obit - Edgar P. Winkenwerder, 2001
Edgar P. Winkenwerder
Edgar Paul Winkenwerder of Shiner died Sunday, June 10, 2001 at the age of 75 years, 10 months and 6 days.
A rosary is scheduled to be recited at 7 p.m. Wed., June 13 at Buffington Funeral Home chapel.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thurs., June 14 at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, the Rev. Gerry Cernoch officiating.
Burial will be at Shiner Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home, Shiner.
Pallbearers are J.T. Winkenwerder, Jimmy Winkenwerder, Gary Winkenwerder, Billy Ray Winkenwerder, Jasen Matula and Alvin Vaclavik.
He was born Aug. 4, 1925 in Gonzales County to the late August Carl and Martha Boedeker Winkenwerder. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart after being wounded in the battle of Peliu Liu in the Pacific. He was a blacksmith and a Catholic.
Survivors include his wife, Emilie Valis Winkenwerder; three daughters, Doris Koons of Lyons, Carol Long of Conroe and Rosalie Matula of Cypress; four sons, Paul James Winkenwerder and Robert Michael Winkenwerder, both of Shiner, John August Winkenwerder of Victoria and Edgar Joe Winkenwerder of San Diego, CA; one sister, Isabell Clark of San Antonio; three brothers, William Winkenwerder of Midway, Allen Winkenwerder of Petersville and Marion Winkenwerder of Boling; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Roland Anthony Winkenwerder, Sept. 5, 1960 ; his father, Jan. 30, 1972; his mother, June 17, 1971; sisters, Edith Huber, Jan. 26, 1986 and Edna Syamken; and brothers, Rudy Winkenwerder, Oct. 28, 1992 and Victor Winkenwerder, Feb. 24, 1997.