WESTFIELD - Theodore F. “Ted” Winkelman, age 73, of Kent Street, Westfield, NY died peacefully Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Westfield Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
He was born April 26, 1945 in Westfield, NY. a son to Agnes (Saunders) Winkelman and the late Stanley Winkelman.
Ted was a graduate of Westfield Academy and Central School Class of 1963. Following graduation he attended college until he was drafted by the United States Army serving his Country during the Vietnam Era from 1966 until 1968
Mr. Winkelman was a construction engineer for over 45 years for various firms before retiring in 2007 from C&R Construction of Frewsburg, NY.
Ted had a love for bowling, golf, fishing, and hunting. He had been a Hunter Safety Instructor for New York State. He was a Life Member of the Westfield Fish and Game Club and a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge # 118 both in Westfield, NY.
Most of all, Ted enjoyed spending time with his loving family.
He is survived by his mother Agnes (Saunders) Winkelman ,his two sisters: Sally (Ron) Catalano and Carol (Alan) Korinek both of Westfield, NY, and one brother Troy (Clara) Winkelman also of Westfield, NY. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his father, Ted was preceded in death by an infant brother, Jack Winkelman.
Per Ted’s wishes, all funeral arrangements will be held privately. A celebration of life will be announced by the family at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation, 189 East Main Street, Westfield, NY 14787.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton Street, Westfield, NY 14787.
To leave Ted’s family a message of sympathy or to light a Memorial Candle, please log on to www.masonfuneral.com