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2010-10-14 / Obituaries

Bobbie Ann Winkler

November24,1937- October9,2010

Bobbie Ann Winker was born on November 24, 1937 in Lexington. She was the daughter of Leland and Marguerite (Avrett) Sorenson.

She and Gilbert Winkler were married on August 11, 1956 in Lexington. She attended the Nixon Clay Business College and was an Office Manager for John’s Community Hospital in Taylor from 1970 to 1991. Bobbie was also a homemaker and loved her grandchildren and enjoyed gardening and crocheting. She has been a resident of Rockdale for the past 50 years.

Bobbie is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Gilbert on May 16, 2003.

She is survived by her son, David Winkler & wife of Donna of Rockdale; Daughters, Deborah Sims & husband Jim, Diane Winkler & husband Terry Drummond and Dana Gerlock and husband Eric all of Rockdale. 6 Grandchildren Nikki Cryer & husband Chad of College Station, D. J. Morehead of Dallas, Nicholas Morehead of College Station, Staci Winkler of Austin, Erica Gerlock of College Station, and Emily Gerlock of Rockdale. 2 great grandsons, Garrett and Ethan Cryer of College Station.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 10:00 AM at the Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home. Officiating was the VistaCare Hospice Chaplain Rev. Margaret Clemings. Burial followed in the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale. Visitation was held on Monday October 11, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers were Rudolph Schneebeli, Alan Baines, Ty Weidermeier, Jonathan Muston, Bill Foster and Joel New.

Memorials may be made to Vista Care Hospice, 2626B South 37th St., Temple, TX 76504 or St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1943

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