Winifred “Winnie” G. Burkhalter, 90 of Madison, WI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Kindred Hearts in Elkhorn. Daughter of the late Wilbur and Josephine (Loret) Grant. Winnie was born on May 6, 1931 in Madison. She graduated from Wisconsin High School in 1949 and from UW-Madison in 1953. She was married to Thomas H. Burkhalter from 1952 to 1971. They had three children together; Elizabeth (Grant) Watson of Radford, VA, Kurt (Lindsey) Burkhalter of Springfield, VA and Walter (Merry) Burkhalter of Elkhorn, WI. Winnie taught school, primarily at Terraset Elementary School (Reston, VA) for 24 years. She retired to Madison to live on Lake Monona where she was able to reunite with old friends and make new ones. She spent the last few years of her life at Kindred Hearts in Elkhorn. In addition to her children, Winnie will be missed by 10 grandchildren; Adam (Tanya), Allison (Brandon), Brian (Samantha), Christopher, Bethany, Ben, Becky, Sam (Breanna), Micah and Abigail and five great-grandchildren. Winnie is preceded in death by her parents, sister, Barbara G. Flad and daughter-in-law, Linda (Stein) Burkhalter.
A brief visitation from 2:15PM until funeral service at 2:45PM on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Roselawn Memorial Park, 601 E. Broadway, Monona, WI. Interment will follow services. Online guest book at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SERVICES HAVE BEEN DELAYED UNTIL JANUARY 12.
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