Mark Leonard Winkler
Nov 26, 1954 – Dec 28, 2017
Preceded in death by, parents, Leonard and Skeets Winkler. Survived by wife, Lori; children: Liz Tipton (Daniel), Kara Pella (Clint), and Eric Winkler; grandson, Henry Pella; many, many other loving family members.
Mark was born in Wichita, KS. He was a proud alumnus of Wichita State University, served on the National Advisory Council, and was a loyal Shocker fan.
Mark recently retired as an executive of Union Pacific Railroad after 38 years of service. He was dedicated to his profession as an economist and to improving the lives of others through economic literacy as an educator at UNO and as Chairman for the Nebraska Council on Economic Education. He was a mentor, confidant, and friend to his many colleagues in all his personal and professional endeavors.
Above all Mark loved his family. He is deeply missed as a husband, father and grandfather.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL on Wednesday, Jan. 3rd at 11:15am at St. Cecilia Cathedral. Private Interment. Memorials are suggested to the Nebraska Council on Economic Education or Wichita State University Foundation.