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Obituary for Winifred Witchell Pfiester

June 9, 1918 - May 5, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 99

... a lifelong devout member of Grace Lutheran Church ...


Winifred "Winnie" Witchell Pfiester went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 5, 2018. She was born in San Antonio, Texas on June 9, 1918, where she resided her entire life. On November 9, 1939, she married Chester M. Pfiester at Grace Lutheran Church. They had celebrated 72 years of marriage at the time of his death in 2010.

She graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1935. She was a talented homemaker, and seamstress whose home was decorated by many of her creations.
She was a lifelong devout member of Grace Lutheran Church and served on the Alta Guild many years. She was also a proud member of the Brackenridge High School "Mid-Thirties Alumni Association".

She was preceded in death by her husband Chester M. Pfiester; parents C.C. and Anne Witchell; sister Bernice Bass and brother Clifford Witchell. She is survived by a sister-in-law, three nieces, 14 God children and many friends.

Special thanks for her home healthcare group from Griswold Home Healthcare: Sarah, Ashley, Sylvia, Paulette, Marilyn and Debra who took such loving care of her.

Graveside Service will be on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 1:00 PM, Mission Burial Park South, 1700 S.E. Military Dr.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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