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1916 Winifred 2016

Winifred Mccluskey

October 2, 1916 — September 6, 2016

Winifred Naomi McCluskey
Winifred Naomi McCluskey, was born in Ponca City, on Oct. 2, 1916, the
daughter of Fred and Emma Ealick and she passed away Tuesday, Sept. 6,
2016. She was 99 years old, 26 days short of her 100th birthday. She
attended school in Ponca City and upon graduation, took a job working for
Conoco, where she remained for 20 years.
After marrying her husband, Gaylon McCluskey on June 6, 1959, Winnie moved
to San Diego and began working for Solar. In 1979 they both retired and
built their retirement home in Valley Center, Calif. Here, she was an avid
gardener, member of the Dos Valles Garden Club, Valley Center Square Dance
Club and an active member of the Seniors of Valley Center. She became the
tour director for the Seniors, planning many fun and adventurous trips for
her "Itchy Foot Tribe" as they were known. She was also an accomplished
ceramics painter, painting beautiful lamps and plates.
She attended Emmanuel Faith Community Church in Escondido, Calif.
Following Gaylon's death in 1999, she moved into Casa De Las Campanas
Retirement home. Here she made many friends and was known as the "Brownie
Lady" because she was always baking her famous brownies for all of the
She is survived by her cousin, Donna Buller; sister-in-law, Andrea
McCluskey; nieces, Gayla McCluskey and DruAnn McCluskey; great-nephew,
Dugan Farrell and great-niece, Delaney Farrell.
A service and burial will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Hope
Chapel, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Ponca City under the direction of Grace
Memorial Chapel, with a remembrance service at Emmanuel Faith Community
Church in Escondido.
paid obituary


Grace Memorial Chapel
2016 N. 14th
Ponca City, OK  74601
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
3p.m. to 8 p.m.



I.O.O.F. Cemetery
1206 S. Waverly
Ponca City, OK  74601
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
11 a.m.


IOOF Cemetery
1206 S. Waverly
Ponca City, OK  74601
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