Dr. Donald E. Winckler, 90, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Monday, February 25 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services for Donald will be 10:30 am, Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 NW R. D. Mize Rd, Blue Springs, MO with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Floral Hills Cemetery in Raytown, MO. Contributions in memory of Donald may be made to Timothy Lutheran Church.
Donald was born September 4, 1922 in Harrold, SD to Jacob and Magdelina (Stiefel) Winckler. He served his country in the US Army during WWII. On October 13, 1944 he was united in marriage to Arlene Lohr and she survives of the home. He was a Chiropractor and owned Winckler Chiropractic. Donald was a member of Timothy Lutheran Church and at one time had attended Peace Lutheran Church where he held several offices in the church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, 9 brothers and 6 sisters.
In addition to his wife, Arlene, he is survived by a sister, Naomi Meyer of Harrold, SD, his son Gary Winckler and his wife Marianne of Blue Springs, MO; daughter, Judy Walton and husband Ron of Johnson City, TN; 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Arrangements entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO, 816-229-3276. Memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.