In memory of
Winkler, James James Winkler, age 88 of Grand Rapids, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on April 17, 2017 after a short battle with Leukemia. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathleen; his second wife, Allaseba "Sebe"; grandson Jason Jennings; and step daughter Anna Marie Leck. Jim is survived by his children Ruth Abbott, Craig (Deb) Winkler, Gayle Winkler, Paul (Cheryl) Winkler; grandchildren Michelle (Craig) Taetsch, Stephanie (Michael) Malski, Kathleen (Esteban Pagan) Winkler, Brian (Ashley) Winkler, Danielle (Markus) Swagerty; great grandchildren Kylah, Conner, Malikye, Benjamin James, Elijah and Eliesel; sister, Norma Bont; son-in-law Stuart Leck; sister-in-law Ilah Galonska, and several nieces. The service to remember and celebrate Jim's life will be held on Saturday at 5 PM at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home - Van Strien Creston Chapel, 1833 Plainfield Ave NE where friends may visit with his family from 4 to 5 PM and for a time immediately following the service. For those who wish, memorial contributions to Rest Haven Home are appreciated. To read more about Jim's life, to share a memory or photo, or to sign his guestbook, visit www.lifestorynet.com
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