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Winnifred E Bunn Carpenter

05/31/1919 - 03/04/2017

Burial Date: 03/08/2017

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Winnifred “Winnie” Elizabeth Carpenter, 97, of Muscatine, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Lutheran Living. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Interment will be in Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery. Following the interment, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the American Legion in Muscatine. Visitation for Winnifred will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Winnifred’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at

Winnifred Elizabeth Bunn was born on May 31, 1919, in Letts, Iowa the daughter of William E. and Elvira A. (Keener) Bunn. On June 29, 1935 Winnifred was united in marriage to John T. Carpenter in Muscatine. She was a member of Mulford Evangelical Church, West Liberty Golf Club, she enjoyed fishing, bowling, dancing and most of all spending time with family and friends.

Winnie will be deeply missed by her children, Tom (Jeanie) Carpenter of Muscatine and Dennis (Diane) Carpenter of Muscatine; seventeen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and four siblings, Norman (Barbara) Bunn of Davenport, Jack (Evelyn) Bunn of Muscatine, Pat (Ronnie) Van Acker of Muscatine and M. Katherine Gordon of Muscatine.

Winnie was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Ronald Carpenter; three brothers, Fred Bunn, Hugh Bunn and Arthur Bunn; two sisters, Eva Titus and Emma Burbank; brother-in-law, Cecil Gordon; and sister-in-law, Naomi Bunn.