Florence Ellen (Winkler) Spillman 96, of Evansville died on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. She joins her beloved husband, William.
Florence is survived by her sister, Brownie Muir, her daughter Sandra, sons Bob and Jack, and grandchildren Ryan, Kara, Erik, Robin, Mindy, William, and Jesse. She also has three great grandchildren, Lily, Joshua, and Caleb.
Florence was preceded in death by her three brothers, William, Lloyd, and Jack Winkler.
Florence was graced with a tremendous life growing up in Dale, Indiana. After graduating from Dale High School, Florence attended college in Northern Indiana and volunteered for the USO. During WWII in 1945, she met the love of her life, William Spillman at a USO dance in Chicago, Illinois. After marriage, she taught grades 5 through 8 in Trego, Montana, had 2 children, then took a break by moving back to Indiana to raise all 3 children. Florence finished her college degree in Education in the 1970’s and taught briefly at Bosse High School. She was a member of the Olivet Community Church and attended until bad health took hold. She loved picnics, camping, hiking, fishing, riding motorcycles, and especially spending the summer at her cabin in Montana. She will be dearly missed by so many whose lives she touched.
A Graveside Service is planned for Saturday August 6, 2022 at 10 AM CDT at the Dale Cemetery in Dale, IN.
Fuller Funeral Home (fullersfh.com) is handling arrangements.