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Bruce Robert Winkler

February 2, 1943 — May 20, 2022

Bruce Winkler, age 79, of Neillsville, WI formerly of Granton, WI and the Town of Lynn, WI died Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, WI.


Bruce Robert Winkler was born on February 2, 1943, in Chicago, IL the son of Helmuth and Elsie (Scharf) Winkler. He was united in marriage to Tena Schlinsog on October 17, 1964, at the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton, WI. They later divorced. Bruce worked as a truck driver at Trierweiler Construction in Marshfield for over 30 years. He was a member of the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton.


He is survived by a son, Kevin Winkler of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, a daughter, Theresa (Tim) Josephson of Pulaski, WI, five grandchildren, Tina (Jon) Martinson, Renee (Nathan) Schroeder, Shaun (Melissa) Winkler, Nina Josephson and Jordyn Josephson. He is further survived by great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and a brother, Fred (Laurie) Winkler of Granton, WI.


Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson, Jessie “Mo” Winkler and a daughter-in-law, Sarah Winkler.


A Celebration of Life will be held starting at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Quicker’s Bar in Lynn, WI.


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Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Bruce’s family with Funeral arrangements.

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