Dorothy E. Wingler, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed from this life at 5:12 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center at the age of 92. She was born on September 17, 1923 in Carlinville to Truman and Flora Schuetze McClain. Dorothy married Eugene C. Wingler in 1947 and he preceded her in death September 17, 1996.
Also preceding her in death are her parents, one daughter, Darlene Terrell and two sisters, Maxine Ray and Melba “Pat” Henry.
Dorothy is survived by two sons, Gregory (Judi) Wingler and Stephen (Judy) Wingler both of Springfield; 9 grandchildren, numerous great and great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She is a graduate of Springfield High School. Dorothy is a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and retired from American Beauty Salon as a beautician.
Dorothy will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1 p.m., Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Paul Hemenway officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Time: 01:00 pm
Memorials may be made to Breast Cancer Research at the Simmons Cancer Institute.
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