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John J. Winkler

January 30, 1953 ~ September 15, 2021 (age 68)

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John J. Winkler, age 68, of Elsie, MI passed away on September 15, 2021 at Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, with family at his side.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Cyril Catholic Church, Bannister, MI, at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 21, with Rev. Fr. Thom Kowalzcyk officiating.  Burial will take place at Ford Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at Misiuk Funeral Home of Chesaning, MI, on Monday, September 20, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and concluding with a time of sharing memories.
John was born in Owosso, MI on January 30, 1953, the son of Frank and Geraldine (Holechek) Winkler.  He graduated from Ovid-Elsie High School with the class of 1971.  John enjoyed being around family and cutting firewood.
John is survived by his wife, Loretta (Knutson) Winkler; daughter, Angela Winkler; mother, Geraldine Winkler; siblings, David Winkler, Cathy Winkler, Sherry Winkler, Suzanne (Dennis) Pierce, Ric (Jacki) Winkler, and Mary Beth Winkler; many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Katherine Peters; brothers-in-law, Arlo (Deena) Knutson and Larry Knutson; sister-in-law, Elsie Loynes.
He was preceded in death by his infant granddaughter, Trinity Winkler; father, Frank Winkler, Sr.; brother, Frank Winkler, Jr.; sister, Theresa Winkler; brother-in-law, Robert Styczen; and his grandparents.
Memorials can be made to WOES or St. Cyril Catholic Church.  You may light a memorial candle or share a memory at misiukfuneralhome.com.
Misiuk Funeral Home
Chesaning, MI

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September 20, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Misiuk Funeral Home
202 South Front Street
Chesaning, Michigan 48616

Mass of Christian Burial
September 21, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Cyril Catholic Church
517 East Main Street
Bannister, Michigan 48807

Burial to follow

Ford Cemetery
South County Line Road at South Mason Road
Elba Twp., MI 48831


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% Ovid-Elsie Area Schools; 8989 East Colony Road, Elsie MI 48831
Tel: 1-989-834-2271

St. Cyril Catholic Church
517 East Main Street; PO Box 96, Bannister MI 48807-0096
Tel: 1-989-862-5270

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