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Goldie Winckler

September 10, 1940 — December 22, 2021

Goldie Winckler, age 81 of Tyndall, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

Goldie Hildagard Winckler was born September 10, 1940 in Bon Homme County to Philip and Ida (Stoebner) Winckler. She was baptized by Rev. Carl Green November 3, 1940 at the Newburg Congregational Church at Blaha, South Dakota. Leighton Weltz, Donna Thum and Arlene Winckler were also baptized that same day.

Goldie went to Dewald Rural School District #82, receiving an 8th grade diploma May 28, 1955. Goldie completed her education as a graduate of Tyndall High School, May 18, 1959.
Goldie was confirmed June 5, 1955 by Rev. E.J. Eslinger at Salem Congregational Church in Parkston, SD.

She began working at Tyndall Good Samaritan Center August 5, 1970. While employed at Good Samaritan Center she had the honor of receiving Staff Member of the Year in 2001. She was also honored with The Spirit of Charlotte Award in 2013. Goldie retired September 26, 2014 after 44 years of service.

Goldie loved to work on scrapbooks. She completed a life history of herself, did fancy work and enjoyed making flower arrangements. She loved to take pictures of sunsets and nature. She also compiled family histories on the Winckler, Frey, Stoebner and Kaul families.

Goldie did volunteer work at the Bon Homme Heritage Museum and was a board member of the Bon Homme Heritage Museum in Tyndall. She was fascinated by the information she discovered on family history. She was a devout member of Friedens Reformed Church in Tripp, South Dakota.

Goldie is survived by her sister Rosaline (Richard) Wootton; nieces, Kim Winckler, Lori (Nick) Schulte, Lisa (Kevin) Van Zee, Susan (Dean) Baumberger and Joan (Greg) Coombs; nephews, David Winckler, Paul (Laura) Winckler and Terry (Anita) Wootton; great-nieces, Callie (Baumberger) Michaels, Stephanie Wootton, Kaylee Wootton, Josie Baumberger, Ashley (Ryan) Cumbee, Regan Coombs and Emily Winckler; great-nephews Travis (Emily) Winckler, Ethan (Hannah) Schulte, Austin Schulte, Andrew (Katy) Van Zee, Evan Baumberger, Aden Baumberger, Jaxon Baumberger, Austin Wootton, Benjamin Winckler and Caleb Winckler; two great-great nieces; eight great-great-grand nephews and nieces, with one expected and sister-in-law, Delores Winckler.

She was preceded in death by her brother Melvin Winckler, June 27, 1939; mother, Ida, May 2, 2002; father, Philip, October 10 2007 and brother, Alton, March 24, 2011.

Floral Tributes are included at the end of the service program.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, December 27, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Goglin Funeral Home, Tyndall

1806 Laurel St, Tyndall, SD 57066

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Prayer Service

Monday, December 27, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Goglin Funeral Home, Tyndall

1806 Laurel St, Tyndall, SD 57066

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Friedens Reformed Church

301 S Dobson St, Tripp, SD 57376

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Burial

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Friedens Reformed Church Cemetery

, Tripp, SD 57376

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