Lois Ann Miller Winkelbauer, age 72 of Waterford, died Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at Saint Vincent Health Center after a short illness. Born in Spring Creek, PA on November 28, 1938, she was one of ten children of the late Clement L. and Ida Mae Rieck Miller.

Winkelbauer, Lois Ann MillerLois was primarily a homemaker and a great mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She graduated from Cambridge Springs High School and years ago worked at Richlyn Manufacturing. She enjoyed researching her family genealogy and she was skilled at decorating cakes and making crafts, many of which were given to family and friends. Lois also was an avid reader and enjoyed playing games and cards. She will be sadly missed by her loving family.

In addition to her parents, Lois is preceded in death by a daughter Judith Ann Brogdon and son-in-law Robert Brogdon; three sisters- Eleanore, Joyce and Lucille; and three brothers- Frank, Clem Jr. and Sonny.

Family members that survive include five children- James E. Winkelbauer and wife Susan of Waterford, Norbert “Foobie” Winkelbauer and wife Kim of Edinboro, Mary Pelc-Thomas and husband Michael of Erie, Frank Winkelbauer and wife Lorene, also of Erie, and Becky Matczak and husband Marc of Waterford. Also, 12 grandchildren- Amanda, Bill, John, J.R., Michelle, Joanna, Joseph, Christine, Leah, Grant, Laura, and Emily; four great-grandchildren- Jessica, Jenna, Becca, and Matthew; her former husband, J. David Winkelbauer; and three sisters- Helen Hetrick, Donna Yucha, and Marian Lewis.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford on Friday afternoon from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. The funeral service will follow at 3:00pm. Interment will be in Mitchell Cemetery.