Winnogene “Winnie” M. McFetridge, 95, of Dixon, died, Saturday, November 24, 2012 at her home. She was a legal secretary for Edward Jones Attorney, and the state highway department, and manager for the Dixon branch office of WSDR.
Mrs. McFetridge was born October 4, 1917, in Ashton, the daughter of Clifford and Orpha (Miller) Knapp. She married Bradley Moll on August 27, 1950, in Dixon. He preceded her in death on October 2, 1964. She then married Dr. James G. McFetridge on May 11, 1967 in Aurora. He preceded her in death on August 10, 1989. Winnie was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Dixon, the Phidian Art Club, Past President of Dorothy Chapter 371, Order of the Eastern Star, KSB Auxiliary; and the Lee County Woman’s Republican Party. Winnie was a graduate of Coppins Business School and taught dancing for several years.
Survivors include one son, John D. (Bernadette) McFetridge, of Danville; two daughters, Jane McFetridge (Donald McLean), of Oak Park, Sheila (John) Kitlen, of Boulder, CO; five grandchildren, Katherine McFetridge, Michael McFetridge, Brenna McLean, Olivia McLean, and Eva Kitlen; one nephew, Graydon Moll; and one great nephew, Morgan Moll.
Winnie was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Rowena Bresson.
Visitation will be from 2_8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012, at the Preston-Schilling Funeral Home, Dixon, with the family present from 2 – 4:00 p.m. and 6 – 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, at the First Presbyterian Church, Dixon, with the Rev. David Spaulding, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon.
A memorial has been established to the KSB Hospital Auxiliary.