Linda Lou Winckel (Wiley)

Linda Lou Winckel (Wiley), 54, passed away unexpectedly at her home Sunday afternoon, February 18, 2018, of complications from epilepsy.

Linda was born December 25, 1963, in Frankfurt, Germany, to Realbe Shea Wiley Sr. and Beverly Ann Robinson (Wiley). Linda was a very caring mother, wife, and friend. She dedicated her life to family, friends, and in helping others and animals as a nurse, adult caregiver, detention officer, and amateur one-woman animal rescue. Linda truly wore her heart on her sleeve and her candor will be missed by everyone.

She is survived by: her husband, Tim Winckel; two sons, David and Ryan Kenner; grandchildren, Kate, Ashley, Chase, Beau; and her brother, Realbe Wiley Jr.

She is preceded in death by: her mother, Beverly Ann Robinson; and step-father, Chester James Robinson.

Keeping with her wishes, a simple service with her immediate family will be provided where she will be reunited with her mother and their ashes will be returned to nature in a private ceremony.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Vining Funeral Home.