Benedict Albert "Ben" Winkler

Benedict Albert "Ben" Winkler[1, 2]

Male 1928 - 2019  (90 years)

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  • Name Benedict Albert "Ben" Winkler 
    Nickname Ben 
    Born 15 Apr 1928  George West, Live Oak Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military 1952–1958  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    U.S. Army 
    Occupation Victoria, Victoria Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    welder and worked for Skytop and Moller Manufacturing 
    Died 2 Feb 2019  Cuero, DeWitt Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 7 Feb 2019  Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria, Victoria Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Ben A. Winkler (1928-2019) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Ben A. Winkler (1928-2019) - Find A Grave Memorial
    FamilySearch ID LN7D-ZX7 
    Person ID I581  Wendel Voigt Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2019 

    Father Andrew Daniel "A. D." Winkler,   b. 3 Mar 1887, St. Hedwig, Bexar Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1964, Alice, Jim Wells Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Bridgit Mary Kniejski,   b. 9 Sep 1890, Cestohowa, Karnes Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1952, Alice, Jim Wells Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1913 
    Siblings 1. David John Winkler   b. 8 DEC 1913, Texas;   d. 24 APR 1942, Texas; 
    2. Adam Winkler   b. 27 NOV 1916;   d. BEF 1918; 
    3. Joseph James "Joe" Winkler   b. 15 MAR 1918, Hobson, Karnes Co., Texas;   d. 13 MAY 2014, Kirkwood Manor Nursing & Rehab Center, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas; 
    4. Janice Aggie Winkler   b. 6 JAN 1921, Falls City, Karnes Co., Texas;   d. 5 DEC 1998, Aransas Pass, San Patricio Co., Texas; 
    5. Isidor Antion "Easy" Winkler   b. 28 APR 1923;   d. 26 AUG 1984, Mathis, San Patricio Co., Texas; 
    6. Barbera Agnes "Betty" Winkler   b. 23 NOV 1925, George West, Live Oak Co., Texas;   d. 1 JAN 2002, Scappoose, Columbia Co., Oregon; 
    7. Benedict Albert "Ben" Winkler 
    8. Samuel Andrew Winkler   b. 28 OCT 1931, George West, Live Oak Co., Texas;   d. 23 JAN 2008, Temple, Bell Co., Texas; 
    9. Prosper August Winkler   b. 25 JUN 1933, George West, Live Oak Co., Texas;   d. 30 AUG 1933, George West, Live Oak Co., Texas; 
    10. Rosie Annie Winkler   b. 15 DEC 1934, George West, Live Oak Co., Texas;   d. 20 SEP 2006, Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., Texas; 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie Lieselotte Fischer,   b. 8 May 1935, Rheinau, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 2018, Cuero, DeWitt Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [1, 7
    Married 15 Oct 1955  Courthouse, Manheim, Rheinland, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frank Sebastian Winkler,   b. 13 Jun 1958, El Paso, El Paso Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1980  (Age 21 years)
    +2. Steven Benjamin Winkler
    +3. Robert Emil Winkler
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Apr 1928 - George West, Live Oak Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Oct 1955 - Courthouse, Manheim, Rheinland, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - U.S. Army - 1952–1958 - Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - welder and worked for Skytop and Moller Manufacturing - - Victoria, Victoria Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Frank Sebastian Winkler - 13 Jun 1958 - El Paso, El Paso Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Feb 2019 - Cuero, DeWitt Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Feb 2019 - Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria, Victoria Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Ben A. Winkler
    Ben A. Winkler

  • Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHY: Ben met Marie while he was in the military stationed in West Germany. Ben had been married once before before entering the military.

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Family Information from Bridgit Winkler, [Winkler p. 1].
      Written in Polish.

      Date: not dated
    2. [S293] Interview with Marie Fischer Winkler, [Winkler p. 44].
      Date: 23 February 1991
    3. [S293] Interview with Marie Fischer Winkler, [Winkler p. 3].
      Date: 13 October 1985
    4. [S1014] Obituary of Ben A. Winkler, [Winkler p. 157].
    5. [S1014] Obituary of Ben A. Winkler, [Winkler p. 157].
      BEN A. WINKLER VICTORIA - Ben A. Winkler went to be with the Lord February 2, 2019 at the age of 90. He was born April 15, 1928 in George West, Texas to the late Andrew and Bridget Winkler. Ben served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1958 where he met and married his wife Maria in Mannheim, Germany in 1955. Maria passed away in January 2018. A loving husband, father and grandfather, Ben was a welder and worked for Skytop and Moller Manufacturing until his retirement. He is survived by sons Steven (Jaci) Winkler of Victoria and Robert (Colleen) Winkler of Kenner, Louisiana; daughter-in-law Lupe Anthony of Laurel, Indiana; grandchildren Kyle Winkler of Beeville, Aaron (Bonnie) Rader of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and great grandchildren Austin and Sutton Rader of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Maria, son Frank S. Winkler, three sisters and five brothers. Visitation will be held at Grace Funeral Home on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm with a rosary to be recited at 1:00 pm. Funeral service to follow at 1:30 pm. Burial with military honors under the auspices of the Victoria County Veterans Council, AL, CWV, VFW, DAV, MCL, MOWW, EX-POW, MOPH, VVA, and KWV will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.gracefuneralhome.net. Services are under the direction and personal care of Grace Funeral Home.
    6. [S940] Find A Grave, 8 February 2019; https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/196596024.
      Ben A. Winkler; Birth: 15 Apr 1928, George West, Live Oak County, Texas, USA; Death: 2 Feb 2019 (aged 90); Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria, Victoria County, Texas, USA.
    7. [S293] Interview with Marie Fischer Winkler, [Winkler p. 44].
      Written in Polish.

      Written in Polish.

      Written in Polish.

      Written in Polish.

      Date: 15 March 1998




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