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VERA ANN (MATSON) WINN

Friday, December 17, 2010

Vera Ann (Matson) Winn, 76, of Pittsburg, died at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 in the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg.

She was born March 10, 1934 in Girard, a daughter of E. F. "Pete" and Betsy (Terrill) Matson.

She grew up and attended schools in Girard.

She married George W. Kaemmerling on May 20, 1950 in Girard. They divorced in 1967 and he preceded her in death on April 27, 1995.

She married Virgil Winn and he preceded her in death. She was preceded in death by her longtime companion, Herbert Pentzer, on Dec. 5, 2003.

She was a homemaker and she enjoyed gardening, crafts, knitting, fishing and hunting.

She was a member of the House of Prayer at Gross.

Survivors are her sons George Kaemmerling and Linda of Pittsburg; Ace Kaemmerling and Vickie of Franklin; Herman Kaemmerling and Deb of Lincoln, Neb.; and Bill Kaemmerling and Joyce of Council Bluffs, Iowa; her daughters Sheral Vest of Bolivar, Mo.; Darlene Rothfuss of Fort Scott; and Alice Buschkamp and Mark of Bloomfield, Neb.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her sisters Daisy Matson and Della Noe, both of Pittsburg.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Couch; a 4-year-old granddaughter, Savanah Ochsner; her half-sisters Mabel Redfern, Fern Roberts, Mildred Coe, Betty Russell, and Gladys Stevens; her half-brothers Rubin Mapes and George Mapes; and her son-in-laws Dean Rothfuss, Rick Vest, and Gerald Couch.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Monday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard with Emul Degonia officiating.

Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m., Sunday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard where friends may call after 1 p.m., Sunday.

Condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com