Doris S. Winkler, age 93, died June 7, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, June 10 at 10 am at St. Louis Catholic Church with burial to follow at St. Martin’s Cemetery in Tours. A Rosary service will begin at 6 pm on Sunday, June 9 followed by visitation until 8 pm at OakCrest Funeral Home.
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Doris was born April 21, 1926 in Waco, Texas. She graduated from Valley Mills High School in 1944. After high school, Doris graduated from Providence School of Nursing and Baylor School of Anesthesia. She spent her entire career working at Providence Hospital.
On January 1, 1952, Doris married the love of her life, Daniel Winkler of Tours. Dan and Doris were married 46 years before his passing in 1998.
Doris was an active member in the St. Louis Women’s Society, St. Veronica’s Circle, St. Louis Bereavement Committee, and the Providence Auxiliary.
Preceding her in death is her husband, Daniel Winkler and great grandson, Evan Abel.
Survivors include two sons, John Winkler and wife, Brenda of Lorena and Mark Winkler of Waco; three grandchildren, Wendy Gates and husband, Clint of China Spring, Kristi Abel and husband, John of Lorena, and Brad Hill and wife, Theresa of Hewitt; eight great grandchildren, Cody Mills, Connally Mills, Collin Mills, Jacob Abel, Ryne Abel, Brinley Hill, Merrin Hill, and Mason Meyers.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and great grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Allred and Jerry Muse.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Martin’s Cemetery Association, 1185 Berger Road, West, Texas 76691.
The family would like to sincerely thank Interim Healthcare’s Nicole and Dee for their compassionate and loving care of Doris during her final months.