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Carl W. Winkler

Carl W. Winkler, 82, Cavalier, ND passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at Wedgewood Manor, Cavalier, ND Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, October 9, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 8th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. vigil service at the church.
Carl was born February 3, 1933 at Neche, ND to William and Hedwig (Stark) Winkler. He grew up in Cavalier, where he attended school. Carl served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict from 1953 to 1955. On September 28, 1956, Carl married RoseAnn McMillan at St. Bridget's Catholic Church in Cavalier. He worked at Olson Motors in Cavalier for 34 years. As a musician he played in the Westerners Band with his brothers and in 1956 started playing with Lincoln Edgar and the Valley Ramblers. He also enjoyed yard work and fishing. He was a wonderful dad to his children.
He is survived by his wife, RoseAnn; children: Robert C. Winkler, Cavalier, Scott W. Winkler (Nicky Bergman), Manvel, ND, Pauline (Jeff) Salwei, Baudette, MN; grandchildren: Robert J. (Christy) and Rhea; Nicole (Mark) and Sabrina (David); Sara (Jason), Jennifer, Katie (Bryce); 13 great- grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Nordstrom, Cavalier; sisters-in-law: Carolyn and Yvonne Winker, both of Cavalier.
Preceding him in death were his parents; daughter, Charlotte Ann; grandson, Thomas Carl; brothers: Reinhold and Leonard Winkler; sister, Margaret Nordstrom.

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RoseAnn I am so sorry to hear about Carl. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Colleen & Lewis Miller

Colleen MCGurran Miller Oct 19 2015 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to the family of Carl Winkler. May you find comfort in your loving memories, and in God's promise to soon "swallow up death forever" and "wipe away the tears from all faces." (Isaiah 25;8) With deepest sympathy,

v. thompson Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

We send our deepest condolences to you and your family. We spent many great times with Carl and the bands he played with as well as just jamming at the house. We pray for you and your family. May God hold you in his arms and comfort you in your sorrow. May you know that there are many friends that hold you in there arms. Love Richard and Sharon

Richard & Sharon Bailly Oct 10 2015 12:00 AM

My Sincere condolences to RoseAnn & Family. God Bless You....Janice Cull

Janice Cull Oct 7 2015 12:00 AM

I will miss you. John McDonald

john mcdonald Oct 7 2015 12:00 AM

Rosie, So very sorry for your loss of Carl. You had so many wonderful times together and you took such good care of him as his health declined. May all those memories give you comfort now.

Rita Vaughn Oct 7 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.

Regina Stevenson Oct 7 2015 12:00 AM

Roseanne and all of the family: Carl will be missed by everybody that knew him. Cherish the memories, I know we will, loved his music, the visits and joking was always a norm when we would meet!!!! RIP Carl

Edna Lindenberger Oct 7 2015 12:00 AM

Thinking of you at this time of sorrow, you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Oliver, Mike, Mark and Jack Gregory

Gregory Ford Inc. Oct 7 2015 12:00 AM

Roseann and family, I am so sorry to hear of Carl's Passing. May the Lord Comfort and Bless at this difficult time.

Carol Wallin Schindele Oct 7 2015 12:00 AM

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