Peter Aloysius Winkels “Speedy Petey,” passed away on Saturday, Dec. 7,
2013 at the age of 59. Peter was born to the late Aloysius and Margaret
(nee Goyette) Winkels in Milwaukee on Nov. 2, 1954.
Peter went to Brown Deer High School. He served in the U.S. Army and
later loved working for Telsmith for over 30 years. He was an active
member of the ABATE club, enjoyed riding his Harley and loved
woodworking, especially making birdhouses. He loved life and spending
time with family and friends.
He is survived by his children, Lisa and Matthew Winkels; precious
granddaughter, Angelic Sworske; the mother of his children and close
special friend Laurie Winkels; siblings, Pat Winkels, Kathy (Sherry
Heisler) Stoffel and Anthony (Chris) Winkels; nieces, Denise Stoffel,
Wendy (Mike) Schmit, Jacqueline (Brandon Broeckel), Samantha and
Paulette Winkels; five great-nieces and three great-nephews. Further
survived by other relatives and many longtime, loving and caring
friends. Peter is preceded in death by his parents and precious
daughter, Rebecca Lee.
A funeral service will be held Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at 7 p.m. at the
Phillip Funeral Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI, 53095)
with Chaplain Ron Schneider officiating. The visitation will be at the
funeral home on Friday, Dec 13, 2013, from 4 p.m. until the time of
service at 7 p.m. Interment will take place Saturday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.
at the Boltonville Union Cemetery in Boltonville.
A very special thank you to the staff of Horizon Hospice.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)