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Ann Wesley Van Winkle 1936 - 2011
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Van Winkle

WICHITA — Ann Wesley Van Winkle, 75, arrived in Heavan on June 15. Born Jan. 22, 1936, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Ralph and Isbell (Moses) Wesley.

Survivors include three daughters, Cheryl Tepe (Fred) and Dr. Kathryn Van Winkle (Russ), both of Wichita, and Lisa Walling (Marvin) of Fort Worth, Texas; a stepdaughter, Jan Orr (Dick) of Wichita; a brother, Charles "Jack" Wesley (Thanh), of Great Bend, and many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Van Winkle; and two sisters, Jane Sidebottom and Kay Wesley.

A celebration of Life service will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Pilgrim Congregational Church in Wichita. Burial will be at 12:30 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Seward. Lunch will follow at Mom’s Bar and Grill in Seward. The family requests guest wear blue, Ann’s favorite color. Memorials are suggested to Pilgrim Congregational Church. Condolences may be left at


Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 22, 2011*