Eugene Winkel, 75, of rural Waupun, passed away July 23, 2023 at his sister’s home.
Eugene was born July 16, 1948 in Fond du Lac, the son of Samuel and Elsie Katsma Winkel. Eugene was educated at Waupun Public Schools, and later was a farmhand on the family farm. Eugene enjoyed mowing lawn, riding his John Deere Gator, and was very particular in what he did. He enjoyed going to Culvers and taking rides to the Amish country. He was a founding member of Friendship Bible Study and a member of First Christian Reformed Church in Waupun.
Eugene is survived by his sister, Janice (Percy) DeVries of Waupun; two brothers: Dennis (Carol) Winkel of Oshkosh and Robert (Jeannette) Winkel of Waupun; and several nieces and nephews.
Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Elsie Winkel; and an infant brother, James Winkel.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 11 a.m. at First Christian Reformed Church in Waupun with Rev. Dr. Greg Schuringa officiating. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.
The family wishes to thank SSM Hospice for the excellent care given to Eugene.