CANTON, Mo. -- Katherine Zosel Winn, 103, formerly of Canton, died Saturday (July 14, 2012) in the Good Samaritan Home in Quincy. She was born July 31, 1908, in Canton, to Rosa and Charles Zosel. Katherine was a graduate of Canton schools and attended Culver-Stockton College. She taught several years at Pleasant Grove School after student teaching at Frog Pond School. After moving to Chicago, she mainly worked for Herald American and Chicago Tribune. In Chicago she was married to Michael Howard and had a daughter, Barbara. Granddaughter Kathy June Hawk lives in Monmouth, Ill. After the Mr. Howard's death, Katherine married Colman K. Winn. Katherine moved to Carlyle, Ill., where Colman was superintendent of schools. They retired to Canton, where they built a new home. Her four stepchildren were Mary Winn Exon, Byron Winn, Donald Winn and Elsie Winn Brown. In Canton, Katherine belonged to the Women's City Club, First Christian Church and attended many art classes at Culver-Stockton College. At the Good Samaritan Home, she was a Placematter. She is survived by many loving family members, including Joyce and Bill Winn, her caregivers in Quincy, Ill., while living at Good Samaritan Home. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; two brothers, her husbands; a daughter, Barbara; a nephew, Charles Flaim; and a stepson, Dr. Byron Winn. SERVICES: A celebration of a life well lived will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Arnold's Funeral Home in Canton with Terry Hunsaker conducting. Cremations rites have been accorded. Inurnment will be in the Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton. VISITATION: 10 a.m. until time of services Saturday in the funeral home. MEMORIALS: Good Samaritan Home, 2130 Harrison, Quincy, IL 62301, the Colman and Katherine Winn Scholarship at Culver-Stockton College, One College Hill, Canton, MO 63435, or the Canton Christian Church, 512 College, Canton, MO 63435. ARRANGEMENTS: Arnold's Funeral Home, Canton. WEBSITE: www.arnoldsfuneralhome.net. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from July 26 to July 28, 2012