Carl Winkler of Moose Jaw passed away on April 15, 2019 at the age of 85. Carl was born in the Parkbeg District. Carl overcame many obstacles from an early age to become a proud and dedicated farmer for 57 years. He was active in the community where he was a hockey referee, a ball umpire, a member of the RM Counsel, a long-term member with the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool as well as selling hail insurance for many years. He loved curling, fishing, hunting, camping, travelling and visiting with family, friends and people in general. In 2009 Carl and Grace retired from the farm and moved to Moose Jaw. Carl is predeceased by his father Walter and mother Annie; sister Elaine Blanchard; sister-in-law Mary Barber; special Uncle and Aunt John and Alice Winkler. Carl will be sadly missed by his wife of 62 years Grace; children Teresa Donley, Angela Burton (Darryl),Michael (Lucy); grandchildren Derek, Christy, Melanie, Kevin, Bret, Adam, Jenna and Megan; great grandchildren Ethan, Nicholas, Ella, Saige, Huxley, Hudson and Ember; sister Marilyn Dumonceau; sister-in-law Merle (Bill) Oldhaver; brother-in-law Bob (Mary) Jackson; special Aunt Gertrude Lambert as well as numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and many friends. The family would like to express their appreciation to the ICU and ER staff at the Dr. F. H. Wigmore Hospital for their care and compassion. As Carl’s request there will be no formal service. A family interment will take place at a later date. For those wishing memorial donations maybe made to the Providence Place McGuire Centre, 100 2nd Ave NE., Moose Jaw, SK S6H 1B8. In living memory of Carl, a memorial planting will be made by Jones - Parkview Funeral Services. Please sign the memorial register at website: www.wjjonesandson.com or www.parkviewfuneralchapel.ca (Obituaries).
Dayna Chamberlain - Funeral Director