Wanda Winn 1926-2018
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Wanda Winn, 92, passed away on December 1, 2018 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare with her family at her side. She was born in Ava, NY on July 10, 1926 to the late Niels and Bessie Morrison Kohl.
On March 29, 1944 Wanda was united in marriage with Chester J. Winn, a loving union of 50 years until his death on October 13, 1994.
She didn’t finish high school but went on to earn her G.E.D. when she was in her 50s. In addition to raising her family, Wanda also held jobs with G.E., Bendix, Mohawk Containers and most recently for Lifesake.
She is survived by her daughter; Linda Winn, her son and daughter in law; Chester Jr. and Janet Winn, her grandchildren; Donna and Mike Tofolo and William Winn, her great-granddaughter; Anna Mae Tofolo, her brother and sister in law; Mike and Kay Kohl, her sister in law; Helen (Richard) Kohl and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her infant daughter; JoAnn Winn in 1945, her sisters; Rosa Moore, Marie Mooney, Grace Vandborg, Barbara Moore and Josephine Markham and her brothers; Fred, William, Glenn, Ernest, Richard, Pete and Norman Kohl and her sister in law and best friend of many years; Josephine Winn Kohl.
Calling hours will be Saturday, December 8, from 2-4 at the Smith Funeral Home, 3022 Oneida St., Sauquoit with services following at 4:00.
Interment will be in Madison Cemetery.
Please consider donations in Wanda’s memory to St. George’s Episcopal Church, 9389 Elm St. Chadwicks, NY 13319. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Her family would like to thank her nieces Karen and Michele Kohl for all their support and kindness and the nurses and staff on the 3rd floor at St. Luke’s Alan Calder wing for the excellent care she received during her stay there.
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