Dr Carl John Winkels

Dr Carl John Winkels

Birth
Wadena, Wadena County, Minnesota, USA
Death 13 Dec 2004 (aged 81)
Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 11594984 · View Source
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OBITUARY-
Dr. Carl J. Winkels, 81, of Bloomington, Minn., formerly of Adams, died Dec. 13, 2004, from complications of multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Winkels was born Aug. 13, 1923, in Wadena, Minn. He was raised on a farm and was the youngest of 16 children. He served in World War II in Japan and then attended St. Louis University School of Dentistry graduating in 1953. He then reenlisted in the Korean War to serve as a dentist.
He married Mary Stier in 1957 and set up a dental practice in Adams where he remained for 45 years. Carl was a great lover of nature and was active in church and community. He was an avid advocate for the gay and lesbian community, for people with live HIV/AIDS and for environmental causes.

A special thank you tot he staff of Meadow Woods Assisted Living in Bloomington, Minn., and Chris C. Lily, Destiny and Jody from Visiting Angels. Also special thanks to Fairview Hospice (Willie) and Dr. Schindler, Dr. Schapiro and Dr. Sandler for their exceptional care.

Dr. Winkels is survived by children John Winkels, Kansas City; Mary P. (Tony) Sinner, Bloomington, Minn.; Margaret Winkels, Bloomington, Minn.; and Christopher (Ellen Roeder) Winkels, Minneapolis; grandchildren: Pace and Kieran Winkels, Gabriel, Elias and Phoebe Sinner; brothers: Arthur and Henry; and sister, Sara Davis.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary and son Francis.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams followed by a Mass of Christian Burial. Reception to follow. Private interment will be at a later date.



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  • Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 23 Aug 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11594984
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Carl John Winkels (13 Aug 1923–13 Dec 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11594984, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .