8 April 1925–19 June 1987 (Age 62)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Kenneth M

When Kenneth M WINKLEPLECK was born on 8 April 1925, in Michigan, United States, his father, Maurice Clark WINKLEPLECK, was 30 and his mother, Lucy M Harrigar, was 25. He married Eva D Randol on 24 March 1951, in Steuben, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Sturgis, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Sturgis, St. Joseph, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 19 June 1987, in East Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Sturgis Memorial Gardens, Sturgis Township, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States.

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Eva D Randol
Marriage: 24 March 1951
Michael Leo Winklepleck

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24 March 1951
Steuben, Indiana, United States


    Michael Leo Winklepleck


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 17

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German or Dutch Winkelbleck, a topographic name meaning ‘corner dwelling’ or ‘dwelling by the corner field’ ( see Bleck ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Kenneth Winklepleck in household of Morris Winklepleck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kenneth Winklepleck in household of Maurice Winklepleck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenneth W Winklepleck in entry for Michael L Winklepleck, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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