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WINCHELL, Gwendolyn Louise Mil
WINCHELL, Gwendolyn Louise (Miles) Born June 13, 1926 in McAllen, Texas, passed away peacefully on December 12, 2014 in Lancaster, Calif., after a lengthy illness. She was a resident of California for 70 years. She married Dwight P. Winchell Sr. on August 28, 1948 and had five children, Dwight Jr., Douglas, Donna, Dennis and David. The family moved to Lancaster in 1954. In 1969 she became employed at the Antelope Valley College Allied Health department, working until she retired in the early 1990's and spent the rest of her years caring for her family. Mom loved to travel and went on numerous trips with her daughter, Donna. She was a woman of faith, and loved the hymns of the church, and the friends she met there. Her home was always a warm and friendly place and the center of all our family gatherings. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Sr., and leaves behind her five children; seven grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on January 10, 2015 at 11am, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 42217 55th Street West, in Quartz Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the building fund at Resurrection Lutheran Church.

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