Retirees Association

Dorothy R. Winkeljohn, 87, Associate Professor of Education

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Dorothy R. Winkeljohn, 87, formery of Celina, Ohio, died on Sunday, August 23, 2020, in Friendship Village in Trotwood, Ohio. She was born May 29, 1933, in Celina to the late Harry J. and Edna (Hartings) Winkeljohn.

Survivors include a sister, Rita Poindexter,of  Cottonwood, Ariz., and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.

Dorothy received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Kansas. She taught and retired from Wright State University in Dayton after 20 plus years of service. When she retired she moved to Arizona for many years.

She was a member of Immaculate Conception Parish in Celina. She also attended Immaculate Conception Church in Cottonwood for several years.

Due to restrictions of the Covid-19 virus, we will be following the guidelines set by the Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s office.

Mass of Christian burial and the celebration of Dorothy’s life will begin at 10:30 am on Monday, August 31, 2020, in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Tim McFarland C.PP.S., officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina.