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LeRoy E Winkel
July 23, 1945 - Dec. 31, 2022
New Holstein, WI
Funeral Service:
Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023
1:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
LeRoy E Winkel
New Holstein, WI

LeRoy E. “Lee” Winkel, age 77, of New Holstein, died on Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Abridge Care Cottages in Chilton.  He was born July 23, 1945 in Chilton, son of the late Anton J. & Hildegard A. (Mertens) Winkel.

LeRoy was a graduate of New Holstein High School, class of 1963.  He and his brother Roger took over operations of the family farm in the Town of New Holstein in 1972 until their retirement and subsequent auction in 1998.

As a sports fan, Lee closely followed the Milwaukee Braves and later the Brewers.  He was a proud Green Bay Packers season ticket holder for over 25 years and still has his ticket from the famous Ice Bowl in 1967.  He looked forward to traveling to Florida, Arizona, Texas and managed to get to Mexico 6 times.  

Survivors include his sister: Barbara Gustafson; nephews: Gerald Gustafson, Al (Kari) Gustafson; his nieces: Sandy (Jeff) Miller; Yvonne (Mark) Herrin; great nieces: Mallory (Chuck) Mueller, Angela Herrin; a great nephew: Mac Herrin; and his great-great nephews: Gunner & Luca Mueller.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother: Roger; and a brother-in-law: Eugene Gustafson.  

Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton.  Burial will be in the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery.  A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm when the service will take place. 
Good-Bye till we meet again

Richie (Cousin) - Jan. 6, 2023


I always remember LeRoy playing cards with my Dad he was the nicest guy my condolences to his family ????????

Kim (Friend) - Jan. 5, 2023


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