Catherine "Cathy" Ann Winchester, 62, of DeWitt, Iowa, died early Sunday morning, September 3, 2017, in her home as the result of a fall.
Cathy was born to Donald and Leona "Maxine" (Schaumleffle) Phipps in Galesburg, Illinois, where she was raised. She was Postmaster in Rock Island, Illinois, and Davenport, New Liberty and Donahue, Iowa. Cathy was married to Bill Winchester who preceded her in death two days prior.
Cathy and Bill loved to travel. They went to Hawaii, Alaska, Europe and many other locations. She also was very involved with her grandson Jonas’ Cub Scout Pack.
Surviving Cathy are her sons, Nate Lester and his wife, Erin and Patrick Lester, his wife, Jessica and their son, Jonas; her mother, Maxine; her brother, Don Phipps and wife Christy, her twin sister, Carole Phipps and her sister, Lisa Johnson and her husband, Jim. She also has 62 nieces and nephews with two more on the way..
In addition to her husband, Bill, Cathy was preceded in death by her father in 2007.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions in memory of Cathy to Meals on Wheels-Mayfield, 6622 Wilson Mills Rd., Mayfield Village, OH 44143.
Funeral Mass Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ann Church of Communion of Saints Parish. Interment Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the SCHULTE & MAHON-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST (BETWEEN RICHMOND AND BRAINARD) SATURDAY FROM 9:30 TO 10:30 A.M.
Both of our funeral home locations offer complete services for traditional funerals, funerals followed by cremation, graveside services, shipping arrangements and direct cremations with memorial services.
All of our funeral home locations offer complete services for traditional funerals, funerals followed by cremation, graveside services, shipping arrangements and direct cremations with memorial services.
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