Obituaries

Richard Winkelman

April 20, 1938 - July 16, 2021

Richard  Winkelman

Obituary

Richard Winkelman, 83, of Belvidere, IL passed away July 16, 2021. Dick was born April 20, 1938 in Belvidere, IL the son of Ewald and Emma (Wendt) Winkelman. Dick was a graduate of Belvidere High School and received his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University. He married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Elaine Vandercoy, on June 18, 1960. Together, Dick and Elaine owned and operated Winkelman’s Flowers in Belvidere. Dick was in the Army reserves and served on the Board of Directors for Belvidere Savings and Loan. He enjoyed his time traveling with Elaine, as well as spending time with family and friends. He will be missed by all.

He is loved and missed by his wife, Elaine; children, Dr. Daniel (Monica) Winkelman, Susan (Steven) Woods; grandchildren, Emily, Anna, Andrew, Brendan, Kathryn and cousin, Sally Pulford. Dick is preceded in death by his parents. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Christ Lutheran Church, 425 Riverside Rd., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Twila Schock officiating. The visitation will be held from 9:00 to 9:50 a.m., prior to service. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. Memorials to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. To light a candle or share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Christ Lutheran Church

425 Riverside Rd,
Belvidere, Illinois 61008

The visitation will be held from 9:00 to 9:50 a.m., prior to service. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. Memorials to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. To light a candle or share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Christ Lutheran Church

425 Riverside Rd,
Belvidere, Illinois 61008

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Christ Lutheran Church, 425 Riverside Rd., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Twila Schock officiating.

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Elaine
My thoughts and prayers attend you and your family at this time……I had many years of fun working with you and Dick
Keep the faith
Dan Kleber

danielkleber 2021-07-25T10:33:29

Thinking of you and your family. My mom spoke kindly of your family. Prayers to you.

Carolyn Tackes Bindenagel 2021-07-22T18:08:35

Elaine we are so sorry for your loss. I will always think of him fondly (and heading for the doughnut table at church!) We are keeping you in our thoughts!

Carolyn, Bob, Brian and Emmy

Carolyn Fath and Bob Hallett 2021-07-22T13:36:33

I am saddened for your loss. Dick did my flowers for my wedding and as we celebrated my parents anniversary on July 21 Rosemary and I remembered the absolutely amazing flowers Dick arranged for me. I felt like a queen on my wedding day because of Dick. While dick is finally pain free, I know his loss is deeply felt by you. He was an amazing man who lived an amazing live. We are keeping you in out thoughts and payers at this difficult time

Joan Mikol 2021-07-22T07:05:45

Please accept my condolences in the loss of your beloved husband and father. Noble passed on February 4th 2021. so I understand how much difficulty you are going through right now. God bless you and your family. We are praying that the Lord will help you

Mary Ann Dowling 2021-07-21T18:19:12

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