Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Former Celina resident John Henry "Jack" Winkeljohn, 80, died May 25, 2011, in Florida.
He was born April 8, 1931, in Celina, to Ferd and Jean Lippincott Winkeljohn. On Sept, 6, 1958, he married Dorothy "Dodie" Lee Lindrooth, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Ann Mary (Bob) Walsh, Mary Joan (Peter) Mahr and Jean Marie (Chris) Faris; and five grandchildren.
A graduate of Michigan State University, he worked as a travel agent for 33 years. He later started his own construction company, J. Henry Construction, Inc. in suburban Chicago. He then served as purchasing director for Vineyards Development/Premiere Builders, Inc., Naples, Fla.
He was cremated in Bonita Springs, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to Joanne's House at Hope Hospice, 27200 Imperial Pkwy., Bonita Springs, FL 34135.