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Anna M. Westrup, age 103, of Winsted passed away on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

She was born on May 15, 1916 in Winsted the daughter of Arthur & Magdelena “Lena” (Gill) Remer.

On June 19, 1933, Anna Remer and Leonard Westrup were joined in holy marriage. God blessed their marriage with eight children.

Anna was formerly employed at Tonka Toys in Mound for over twenty six years. She retired in 1981.

Anna enjoyed ballroom dancing, playing cards, gardening and fishing. She also enjoyed family outings, traveling and playing games. Bingo was her game of choice.

She was a lifelong, faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Survived by her loving children: Helen Ekberg, Mona (John) Fillar, Leona (Greg) Irmiter, David Westrup and Kathleen (Louis) Quast; a daughter-in-law: Karen Westrup; a son-in-law: Roy Nelson; 21 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 6 great, great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her husband Leonard Westrup, sons Linus & Kenneth Westrup and daughter Mary Ann Nelson, grandchildren Jared Westrup, Nathan “Nate” Westrup and Leah Westrup.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Anna Westrup will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.
Father Tony Stubeda will be the Celebrant. Alice Nowak will be the organist for the Mass.

Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 AT THE CHURCH from 9:00 A.M. until the time of Mass.

Casket Bearers will be Brent and Bruce Machtemes, Greg and Brandon Nelson, Neal and Mathew Westrup.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

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  1. Carol Gueningsman Pfeifer Harrahill

    My condolences to the entire Westrup family. 103 years on this earth is amazing in itself. RIP Mrs. Westrup


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