Winifred A. Woodley
Dec. 27, 1930 — Dec. 14, 2017
Winifred A. Woodley (nee Harlson) of Waukesha died on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at the age of 86 years. Winifred was born in Sand Creek on Dec. 27, 1930, a daughter of Orien and Anabel Harlson. She married the love of her life, Roy Woodley Jr., on July 11, 1949. Winifred enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, and watching “Jeopardy.” Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Winifred was well-liked and loved in the community and she will always be remembered as the backbone of her family.
Winifred will be dearly missed by her children, Alan (Janet) Woodley, Karen (Jeff) Leis, Donald (Susie) Woodley, James (Lori) Woodley, Edward (Julie) Woodley, Susan (Bruce) Omdoll, William (Lisa) Woodley, and Roy III (Cheryl) Woodley; 36 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Maxine (Richard) Chick, Martha (Clarence) Gruber, Fredrick (Nolene) Harlson, Roger (Nancy) Harlson, and Larry (Nancy) Harlson. Winifred is further survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Rebecca Gereau; parents and siblings, Ruby VanVorst, Betty Schalinskei, Melva Gereau and Orval Harlson.
The visitation for Winifred will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:30 p.m. Friday, December 22, 2017 at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. Burial will be held at Wood National Cemetery at 2 p.m. (please meet at the cemetery). In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association, 620 S. 76th St., Ste. 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com