Obituary: Bernice Winsky

Bernice Winsky, 94, died on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Wesley Woodlawn Hospital, Wichita.

She was born Dec. 27, 1923, in Burns, the daughter of Carl and Agnes Davidson Porter.

She was a former member of the Calvary Church, Moundridge, and a lifelong resident of Moundridge.  On June 6, 1948, she married Orville Winsky in Newton. He passed away on March 27, 2006.

She was also preceded in death a son, Jerl, two brothers, Eldon and Marvin, and six sisters, Dorothy Williams, Evelyn Hackney, Lorene Kater, Hazel Abrahams, Jean Piersen and Joy Payne.

Her survivors include her children, Gary (Judy) Winsky of Newton, Kay (Howard) Friesen of Hot Springs, S.D., Darcy (Jane) Winsky of London, Ontario, Canada, Kent (Mary) Winsky of Moundridge, and Joni (Stan) Weeks of Taneyville, Mo.; 21 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Wayne Porter of Newton; and a sister Esther Israel of Springfield, Mo.

Family will greet friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at Moundridge Funeral Home, Moundridge. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at New Hope Evangelical Church, McPherson, with Pastor George Bocox officiating. Burial will be at 4 p.m., Monday at Mound Township Cemetery, Moundridge.

Memorials may be left to either the New Hope Evangelical Church (for the children’s ministry) or to ABWE (Association of Baptist World Evangelism for the Choose Life Building Ukraine Project) in care of Moundridge Funeral Home.

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