Winnifred "Winnie" Dora King, 91, of Hampstead NC passed away May 23, 2022. Winnie was born September 15, 1930 to Erwin and Else Muehler Tobey in Chicago Illinois. She had a younger brother Paul.
She was a Christian wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her family meant everything to her. She was very active with her church; she sang joyfully in the church choir and sang duets with her husband. She was a woman of hospitality; she welcomed everyone with her loving smile and a big hug. It was hard to leave her home without playing a game.
Winnie retired from the Postal Service in Downers Grove, IL as Window Clerk Supervisor and a philatelic representative for Benjamin Franklin stamp clubs.
Winnie and Jim raised their family in Woodridge, IL then later retired to Surf City, NC.
Winnie is preceded in death by her father Erwin Tobey, mother, Else (Muehler) Tobey, brother Paul (Marian) Tobey, husband James King. She is survived by her beloved daughters and their husbands Cathleen Cooper (passed Martin) Murray, Linda (Stuart) Olson, Carol (Insun) Hwang, grandchildren Jeremy (Jennifer) Cooper, Crystal (Alan) Vick, Bryan (Taylor) Olson, Rebecca (Rick) Woodward, Tiffany Johnson, Lindsey (John) Zachary, Alex (Kristin) Hwang, great grandkids William, Diamond, Aiden, Ellie, Coop, Kelsey, Katelyn, Kennedy, Evangeline. She was also a fond aunt and great-aunt to many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service for Winnie is scheduled for Monday, June 27. 2022 at 1pm at The Gathering, 304 Wilmington Ave, Surf City NC