Information for George Washington Van Winkle
3 August 1861 - 8 July 1936
Obituary from The Caldwell News-Tribune
9 July 1936
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Takes Life Of
W. Van Winkle, Notus farmer, died Wednesday evening in his
sleep, a victim of heart failure. Ban Winkle, of robust
physique and apparently in good health, retired early.
While conversing in bed with Mrs. Van Winkle he suddenly
stopped talking. She reached over to arouse him and
found that he had died. Dr. C. M. Kaley, who was
immediately summoned, attributed the man's death to a heart
The body is now at Peckham
chapel awaiting funeral arrangements.
Van Winkle was born at Garden Valley, 64 years ago. He
lived at Centerville until he reached manhood and then moved
to Parma, where he married Miss Minerva Bothwell on September
14, 1899. Mrs. Van Winkle died a number of years ago and
in 1931 he married Mary L. De Priest.
Surviving him besides Mrs. Van Winkle are three children by
his first marriage, Loyd and Fred Van Winkle and Mrs. Golda
McDowell, all of Canyon county; one brother, Lewis R. Van
Winkle of Gaston, Ore.; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Stockton of
Parma, Mrs. Anna Lewis of Nampa; and Miss Nettie Van Winkle of
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