Onilee Kilpatrick passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018 in
Simi Valley. She was 93 years old. Onilee was born July 9,
1924 in Palmer, NE to Frieda and Harry Winchell. She had one
brother, Marion Winchell.
On April 26, 1944, Onilee married Roy F. Kilpatrick, Jr. at the
Army Air Field Chapel at Grand Island, NE. When Roy was
discharged from the Army, they moved to California, first living
in a little house they built in Reseda before moving to Van Nuys
where they raised their 4 children. After 50+ years in the San
Fernando Valley, Onilee moved to Simi Valley, CA.
Onilee was baptized at the Fairview Methodist Church in
Central City, NE on Easter Sunday 1928 and was an active
member of the Methodist Church until the last few years of her
life. She enjoyed gardening, working on jigsaw puzzles, and
playing card and board games, especially with her children and
She is survived by her three sons Robert Kilpatrick (Sharron),
David Kilpatrick (Rebecca) and Douglas Kilpatrick (GayLee)
and one daughter, Karen Keever. She has 9 grandchildren (RJ,
Michael, Rodney, Stephanie, Jeffrey, Daniel, Amy, Amanda and
Ian) and 6 great-grandchildren (Kayla, Shayna, Valerie, Caleb,
Hailey and Ryan). Onilee was preceded in death by her
husband, Roy Kilpatrick.