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Della E. Winchell

October 1, 1918 May 20, 2010
Della E. Winchell
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PEORIA-Della E. Winchell, 91, of Peoria, passed away peacefully at 9 p.m., Thursday, May 20, 2010, at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home in Lacon, IL. Della was born October 1, 1918, in Wayne County, IL, Lamard Township, to Isaac and Ida Cameron Turner. Della is survived by one son, Walter L. Sr. (Christine) Winchell of Peoria; six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren and one great great great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Dorothy June Naas, one grandson, Ronald Gene “Butch” Graham, one brother and two sisters. Della worked at Ike and Swannies Tap for many years and was a member of AFL-CIO Cook and Waitress Union. Upon retiring, she worked at the neighborhood House preparing meals for the elderly. She loved being around people and cooking. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 24, 2010 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with Pastor Stephen Barch officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the services. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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