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Luanne Winkelman

April 22, 1940 — December 19, 2021

Luanne (Cooley) Winkelman, age 81, of Limon, Colorado passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021. She was born April 22, 1940 in Limon, Colorado, the daughter of Ronald and Irene Cooley. Her brother, Jim Cooley was born 3 years later. She and her brother grew up in Limon, Colorado and both graduated from Limon High School. She was a part of the Show Choir, and played the oboe and twirled in the band. She also grew up helping with the newspaper, The Limon Leader, which her dad and uncle ran for many years. On August 23, 1958 she married Larry Winkelman. They had 3 children. Cody Wayne, Joel Ronald, and Larissa Lu. Luanne loved helping on the farm and referred to herself as the “gopher.” They raised wheat, cattle, and pigs on their farm south of Limon. Luanne loved cooking meals and taking them to the wheat field, gardening, and canning. Mom loved being part of the community. She loved singing in the Vesper’s Choir, helping at the museum, helping the Methodist Church women, and the Red Hat Society. She loved being a grandma and was a big part of her grandchildren’s life and loved going to their activities. Her grandkids Makinna, age 22, Hauk, age 20, Tuck, age 15, Tate, age 13, and Taylynn, age 8. She was always following them around for their sports, which included watching football, volleyball, track and baseball. She loved going to their music and band concerts, also. She is survived by her two sons, Cody Winkelman of Limon, Colorado and Joel Winkelman of Limon Colorado. Her daughter, Larissa Hubbard(Jim) and grandchildren, Makinna, Hauk, Tuck, Tate, and Taylynn of Limon, Colorado. Her brother, Jim Cooley of Oxford, Nebraska and his two sons, Chris Cooley (Jess) of Waverly, Nebraska and their four children. Robert (Elizabeth) of Kearney, Nebraska and their 4 children. She is preceded in death by her parents, and her sister-in-law, Maria Cooley.
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Visitation

Monday, December 27, 2021

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Mountain time)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain time)

United Methodist Church

770 B Ave, Limon, CO 80828

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Interment

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

11:15am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

Pershing Memorial Cemetery

C Avenue, Limon, CO 80828

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