Margaret (Maggie) Winkler, wife of the late Leonard Winkler, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at 96 years. She leaves behind her children, Leslie (Vicki), Reginald, Timothy and Bruce (Connie) and their children, Ariel and Kailye. She was predeceased by her son, Dennis in 1987; parents August and Marie (Lamikan) Huber; an infant sister, Helena; sisters, Lydia (Herman) Helmer, Hilda (George) Fauser, Helen (Emmanuel) Helmer, Alice (Gerald) Eichhorst and brothers, Berthold (Esther), Edwin and Richard (Helen). Margaret was born in Golden Prairie, Saskatchewan, May 23, 1922. She married Leonard Winkler on April 10, 1942, in the Rosenfeld Baptist Church before he left to serve in the army during WWII. Upon his return to Golden Prairie, they farmed for the next two years before moving to Medicine Hat in 1947. There they attended Grace Baptist Church until it closed. She enjoyed reading her bible, playing her Hammond organ, gardening, knitting/crocheting and visiting relatives. A celebration of Maggie’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. with Life Celebrant Gerry Getz officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery with a time of fellowship thereafter in the Cook Southland Reception Facility.
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