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Saturday, 20 July 2013 08:41
Winifred-Garrison-obit1Winifred "Aunt Winnie" G. Garrison, 96, of Bowling Green, passed away Friday July 19, 2013.
Winnie was born in Bowling Green to the late Clarence W. and Catherine P. (Collins) Dick. She married Elwood Reed and he preceded her in death in 1974. She later married Paul Garrison, and he preceded her in death in 1983. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Rebecca Stoerrle and her sister, Marguarite Eckel.
Winnie is survived by her sister: Wahneta Springer of Rogers, Arkansas; nieces and nephews: Richard (Pat) Eckel of Berlin Heights, Ohio; David (Donajean) Eckel and Daniel Eckel, both of Bowling Green, Ohio; Sister Diana Lynn Eckel of Sylvania, Ohio; Darlene (Joe) Minnick and Debbie (Bruce) Wilson, both of Bowling Green, Ohio; Patricia Hall of Rogers, Arkansas; Ronald Smith of Santa Fe, Texas, and Linda (Jeff) Torticill of Homer, Nebraska; 13 great-nieces and nephews and 26 great-great nieces and nephews and a special friend, Thomas Stoerrle.
Winnie was a 1935 graduate of Bowling Green High School and received her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from St. Vincent's School of Nursing, Toledo, Ohio in 1938.
Winnie was employed for many years at the Blanchard Valley (Findlay) Hospital and the Wood County Hospital, primarily as a private duty nurse; she also was a private nurse in many of the homes in the area.
Winifred-Garrison-obit2Winnie was a charter member of the Wood County Hospital Guild, a member of the American Nurses Association and the Ohio Nurses Association. Winnie also worked and assisted at the Sugar Ridge Country Store and Post Office. In her spare time, Winnie enjoyed gardening her tulips and her red and pink roses and was known for her baking, especially her pecan pies and her carrot cake.
Winnie was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, where in her later years was a part of the prayer group. Winnie had a strong faith in God and was loved by all.
According to her family, Winnie was very proud that she was a daughter of Clarence Dick, who was a former mayor of Bowling Green. She was a very special aunt and will be deeply missed by her family.
Visitation for Winnie will be Monday, July 22, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7:30 p.m. in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W Wooster St., PO Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio Tele: 419/352-2171. Winnie's Funeral Services will begin at the funeral home on Tuesday July 23, 2013, where prayers will be recited at 9:30 a.m. with followed by a Mass of Resurrection at 10 a.m. in the St Aloysius Catholic Church, 150 South Enterprise, Bowling Green, Ohio. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery, Bowling Green.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Winnie's honor to the charity of the donors' choice.
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Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2013 09:50

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