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Verliss M. Winnie

Obituary for Verliss M. Winnie

October 19, 1924 - October 21, 2017
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin | Age 93


Verliss M. Winnie, 93, of Beaver Dam passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Charleston House in Beaver Dam.

Verliss was born the daughter of Herbert and Marie (Arndt) Duzinski on October 19, 1924 in Beaver Dam. She was a 1942 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. Verliss was married to Sheldon F. Winnie on March 22, 1947. In 1963, they moved to Arcadia where Sheldon became a Banker. Verliss later went to school to become a Floral Designer, and opened her own Flower and Gift shop in 1973. During that time she was active within the Lioness Club, Arcadia Pageant, and Women of the Church. In 1988, Verliss moved back to Beaver Dam to help care for her mother in a nursing home.

Verliss is survived by her children: Pamela Rogers (Neil May) of Madison and Peter (Cindy) Winnie of Viroqua; her sister, Frances "Bunny" Schmidt; her son-in-law, Ron Wichinski; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Sheldon; and her daughter, Linda Wichinski.

A memorial gathering will be held at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 12 p.m. (noon) until the time of the memorial service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Inurnment will take place St. Michael's Cemetery in Beaver Dam.

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