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Keith E. Van Winkle, 61, Morgantown

Keith E. Van Winkle, age 61, died Sunday morning, Feb. 10, 2013, at his residence in Brown County, surrounded by his loving and supportive family. He was a life-long resident of Morgantown.

Keith was born March 12, 1951, in Indianapolis to the late Carl H. and Alice M. (Hickman) Van Winkle. He was a 1969 graduate of Indian Creek High School and held a membership for three years in Future Farmers of America. Keith was employed as a technician for 10 years with Eagle Magnetic Company in Indianapolis prior to his illness.

Keith will be remembered as a brother and friend with a big heart who loved to fish, play euchre, work in his flower garden and can his own homegrown vegetables. Family members fondly remember the great food he made, especially his homemade noodles and raw apple cake. Christmas celebrations continued to be special with Keith always making his mother’s fruitcake.

Keith’s love for his family will be remembered by three children, Michelle Batt of New Castle, Joshua and Jacob Van Winkle, both of Colorado; three brothers, Bruce (Jeanette) and Wayne (Judy) Van Winkle, both of Morgantown and Ross L. Van Winkle of Tonopah, Nev.; a sister-in-law, Susannah Van Winkle of Morgantown; several grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Keith’s wishes were to be cremated. There will be a family celebration of life gathering at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith–Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be made in honor of Keith to the Brown County Humane Society, P.O. Box 746, Nashville, IN 47448.

Condolences can be sent to the Van Winkle family at www.meredith-clark.com.

  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.