SOPHIA WINKLER, 90 ROCKFORD - Sophia Winkler, 90, of Rockford died at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, in SwedishAmerican Hospital. Born July 7, 1920, in Sycamore, the daughter of Sophia (Bennett) and Conrad Knepprath. She married Louis Stoffregen who passed away, and later married Leonard "Doc" Winkler, who also preceded her in death. Sophia worked for the Sanitary District of Rockford for many years, and was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. She loved playing cards, enjoyed watching birds in her backyard and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Survived by daughter, Betty Stoffregen of Rockford; and sisters Joan Armentrout and Edna Johnson. Predeceased also by parents; stepmother, Cecilia; and sister, Irene Pumphrey. Service at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., with visitation from 10 to 10:45 a.m.; Pastor Richard Berg will officiate. Burial in Genoa Township Cemetery. Memorials to
, 1111 S. Alpine Road, Suite 307, Rockford, IL 61108. To share a memory or condolences, visit olsonfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2011