Dorothy M. Winkler, 94
Dec. 11, 1920 -- Aug. 18, 2015

Dorothy M Winkler (nee Wagner)Dorothy M Winkler (nee Wagner), 94, of West Bend, found peace Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend.

She was born on Dec. 11, 1920, to the late John and Ester (nee Heller) Wagner in Hamilton. She graduated from Cedarburg High School. She was united in marriage to Edmund Winkler. She worked at McGraw-Edison for 30 years, retiring in 1976. She enjoyed playing Sheepshead, bowling in the senior league and gardening. She liked the Green Bay Packers, often yelling at the TV as she watched. She also liked to sew, often making her own clothes. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in West Bend and enjoyed attending her weekly bible class.

She is survived by her son, James Winkler; nephew, Terry (Margaret) Wagner; and niece, Cristi (Mike) Tamsen. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Leland Wagner. A funeral service in remembrance of Dorothy will be held Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend). Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will be Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Washington County Memorial Park.

A special thank you to Dr. Mian, for all his help.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at