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Winnogene M. ‘Winnie’ McFetridge

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT
Winnogene M. 'Winnie' McFetridge

DIXON – Winnogene M. “Winnie” McFetridge, 95, of Dixon, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at her home. She was a legal secretary for Edward Jones Attorney and the state highway department, and manager for the Dixon branch office of WSDR.

She was born Oct. 4, 1917, in Ashton, the daughter of Clifford and Orpha (Miller) Knapp. She married Bradley Moll on Aug. 27, 1950, in Dixon. He preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 1964. She then married Dr. James G. McFetridge on May 11, 1967, in Aurora. He preceded her in death on Aug. 10, 1989. Winnie was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Dixon, the Phidian Art Club, past president of Dorothy Chapter 371, Order of the Eastern Star, KSB Auxiliary and the Lee County Women’s Republican Party. She was a graduate of Coppins Business School and taught dancing for several years.

Survivors include one son, John D. (Bernadette) McFetridge of Danville; two daughters, Jane (Donald McLean) McFetridge of Oak Park and Sheila (John) Kitlen of Boulder, Colo; five grandchildren, Katherine McFetridge, Michael McFetridge, Brenna McLean, Olivia McLean and Eva Kitlen; one nephew, Graydon Moll; and one great-nephew, Morgan Moll.

Winnie was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Rowena Bresson.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m., with family present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. David Spaulding, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon.

A memorial has been established to the KSB Hospital Auxiliary. 

Visit www.prestonschillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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