Patricia Josephine Winkler, 76, of Tiffin, died at 7:42 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.
She was born Sept. 17, 1937, in Tiffin, to Berlie Vincent and Neva (Heminger) Ranker. She married Richard Leroy Winkler Oct. 2, 1954, in Tiffin. He died Oct. 23, 2007.
Survivors include a son, Richard E. Winkler of Tiffin; three daughters, Debra Smith of Fremont, Sherie (David) Hoerig of Tiffin and Shelly (Marc) Frisch of Melmore; nine grandchildren, Joy (Holley) (Doug) Sayre, Michael (Lanie) Holley, Kevin (Jill) Holley, Crystal (Hoerig) (Gary) Hummel, Elizabeth (Winkler) Garcia-Perez, Brittany (Winkler) Aguado-Garcia, Joel Concepcion, Patricia Joe Concepcion and Theresa Zeigler; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, Gerald (Sue) Ranker of Tiffin; and a sister, Nancy Coffman of Bloomville.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Laura Winkler; two grandsons, Craig Hoerig and Randy Hoerig; and a brother, Eugene Ranker.
Mrs. Winkler was a homemaker and a member of the AMVETs and American Legion.
Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883 (419)447-3113, with Pastor Dan Vickey officiating.
Friends may call Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
To send condolences, for directions to the funeral home or to view the tribute video, go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com.