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Maurice Frederick Winkler Jr., 87, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016, at the Town House in Fort Wayne.
He was born May 9, 1929, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Maurice F. and Hazel (Richards) Winkler Sr.
Mr. Winkler was the head of international sales for Stewart Warner Alimits Corp. in Charlotte, North Carolina, before retiring in 1995.
He was a member of Boone Masonic Lodge No. 9 of Lebanon, Indianapolis Scottish Rite and the Indianapolis Marat Shrine.
Maurice married Suzanne (Harrah) Winkler in San Marcos, Texas, and she survives in Fort Wayne.
He is also survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Maurice F. and Susan Winkler III of Waterloo; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy A, and Keith Rice of Rushville; two grandchildren, Jan Marie (Greg) Hewitt and Maurice F. (Megan) Winkler IV; and two great-grandchildren, Cora Hewitt and Gregory Hewitt.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Corrine Fulk.
Services were held Monday at the Chapel at Towne House retirement village in Fort Wayne.
A private family graveside service will be Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.
Memorials can be directed to Friends of Towne House.
Feller and Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published on August 22, 2016
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