December 19, 1926 – October 19, 2015
Louis Otto Winkler, age 88 of Town of Underhill (Gillett), passed away on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Atrium PAC of Evergreen in Shawano, Wisconsin. The son of the late Otto and Clara (Schoenbeck) Winkler was born December 19, 1926 in Gillett. He graduated from Gillett High School in 1944. He married Joanne Marie Dittman on September 24, 1949 at Crist Lutheran Church in the Town of Underhill. She preceded him in death on December 4, 1991.
He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Finnegan Walleye Club, and Underhill Sportsman’s Club. Louie enjoyed many years as clerk of Town of Underhill and as supervisor on the Oconto County Board, especially the committee of Forest, Lands & Parks. A joy was making maple syrup with the guys in the woods; an even greater joy was fishing, which he did often.
He was preceded in death by 2 sisters and 2 brothers.
He is survived by 4 daughters Betty Joanne (Thomas) Edler of Cecil; Gloria Jean (William) Buchholz of Gillett; Jane Marie Winkler of Gillett; Becky Jo (Donald) Pockat of Gillett; 2 sons Jim Louis (Cindy Lou) of Gillett and Tommie Ervin (Diane) of Wisconsin Rapids
14 Grandchildren 28 Great Grandchildren; 3 sister-in-laws Mildre Winkler and Florence Winkler both of Gillett, Vivian Dittman of Green Bay
Friends may call on Friday from 9 A.M. until 11 A.M. at Christ Lutheran Church (Hintz)
Funeral Services will be held at 11 A.M. at Christ Lutheran Church (Hintz) Rev. Micheal Paholke officiating. Burial will be in Christ Lutheran Cemetery
Kuehl Funeral Home of Gillett is serving the family of Louis Winkler