By HDN staff
Georgia Windecker, 96, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, at a Havre hospital of natural causes.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church.
Windecker was born Aug. 18, 1903, in Rushville, Ill., to Charles and Della (Cambell) Thompson. She attended schools and graduated high school in Rushville. She attended Knox College in Illinois for a few years.
She later followed her older sister to West Montana where she continued her education at Eastern Montana Normal School in Billings and obtained her teaching certificate. She then taught in Valentine which was a part of the Huntley Project.
On June 13, 1936, she married Claude Windecker in Warden. The couple resided in Fairfield. They moved to Havre in 1957, where he was superintendent of the Experiment Station at Fort Assinaboine.
She enjoyed golfing, playing bridge and visiting with family and friends. She was a charter member of the P.E.O. Chapter AZ in Havre and was instrumental in establishing the P.E.O. Scholarship for Northern Montana College for Chapter AZ.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.
Survivors include her husband, Claude Windecker of Havre; sons, Neill Windecker of Cascade and Clyde Windecker of Absarokee; two grandchildren and a great-granddaughter; and four nephews.
Memorials are suggested to the P.E.O. Sisterhood Chapter AZ Scholarship Fund c/o Margie Deppmeier, 1649 Rich Street, Havre, MT 59501, or the Van Orsdel United Methodist Church.