Kathleen Margaret Winter

KATHLEEN Margaret Winter (née Parkinson) died aged 90 at The Elms Care Home in Louth on July 31.

She was born in Somercotes and is the widow of Harold Winter.

She is survived by two sisters, Mary Soar and Betty Norton.

She ran a home-made cake/sweet shop, where Via Italia is now in Upgate, Louth, with husband Harold in the 1950s.

She also helped to run their property business.

She served in the ATS during the Second World War and was stationed at Didcot, Oxfordshire.

The funeral was held at St James’ Church, Louth, on August 11 conducted by the Rev Sue Oliver.

Funeral directors were J Marshall, Market Rasen.

Family mourners: Mr and Mrs Bryan Parkinson nephew, Mr and Mrs Graham Parkinson nephew (also representing great-niece Lisa and Ian Roscoe and family), Beryl Mason niece (also rep Mr and Mrs D Norton sister and brother-in-law and Mrs M Soar sister), Angela Furminger great-niece, (rep Mark Furminger and family), Stephen and Lucy Parkinson great-nephew, Nicola Smith great-niece, (rep Jamie and Harvey Smith), Brenda Laughton, Sarah Alison, Veronica Roper niece, William Winters nephew, Richard and Ann Sandy, John and Trudy Winter, John and Celia Marwood, Jillian and Nick Lancaster great-niece (rep Peter Mason great-nephew), Keith Norton and family nephew, and David Norton nephew were unable to attend.

Friends at the service: Patricia Williams (also rep Masons), Violet Simpson (also rep The Elms), Pat Nicholson, Shirley Crew (also rep The Elms), Dolly Bates, Margaret Ottaway.