Published in Star-Gazette
on July 13, 2011
Corning: Raymond L.
Rosenwinkel, age 87, of Sharwill Place in Corning, NY died Sunday, July
10, 2011, at Corning Hospital.
Ray was born in Bloomingdale, IL on December 20, 1923, to George and Alma
(Edecker) Rosenwinkel. He served his country during World War II in the
US Navy aboard the USS Hilbert.
From 1948 to 1953 he played professional baseball with the Boston Red
Sox and Philadelphia Athletics organizations. In 1952, Ray met and married
Jane Marland while he was playing third base for the Corning A's. He settled
down in Corning and enjoyed a long career with Corning Glass Works, retiring
Ray had many wonderful friends.
After retirement he enjoyed playing golf, traveling to Florida and Myrtle
Beach, and spending time with his family. Ray was also an active member
of Faith Lutheran Church.
His survivors include his wife, Jane; two children, Katherine (Mark) Adelson
of Fayetteville, NY and Thomas (Wendy) Rosenwinkel of Corning; his sister,
Eleanor (Carl) Ross of Olathe, KS; two brothers, Leonard (Jeanne) Rosenwinkel
and Robert (Carol) Rosenwinkel, both of Wheaton, IL; five grandchildren,
Katie Rosenwinkel, Amy (Justin) Starkey, Travis Rosenwinkel, Leah Adelson,
and Cara Adelson; along with numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family
at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Corning.
Burial will be in Chapel Knoll Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in Raymond's name to Faith Lutheran Church,
71 W. First Street, Corning, NY 14830 or to Founders Pavilion, 205 E.
First Street, Corning, NY 14830.