Adolph W. "Wink" Winkelman

Blissfield – Adolph W. Winkelman, age 65 of Blissfield, passed away Friday, April 1, 2022, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital.  He was born in Adrian on September 9, 1956, to Adolph A. and Mary E. (Worland) Winkelman.  On December 26, 1991, he married Diane M. Newman in Adrian, and she survives. 


Adolph was a very avid bowler and golfer; however, loved all sports.  His favorite team was the Cleveland Indians.  He loved to hunt, read, and work crossword puzzles.  Later in life, he took up woodworking and made some amazing pieces for his grandchildren.  Above all, he loved his family very much and is described as a very personable man. 


Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Mary; wife, Diane; children, Andrew (Jessica) and Mitchell Winkelman, Michelle Flynn, Jessica (Nicholas) Wilson, Sheena (Chad Prohaska) Coakley, and Arlee (Kurtis) Petty; grandchildren, Brady, Lukas, and one on the way Flynn, Samuel, Matthew, and baby girl on the way Winkelman, and Haley and Claire Brusseau; brothers, Steve (Roggie) and Jim Winkelman; and sisters, Marlene (John) Waldvogel and Kathy (Mike) Gower.  He was preceded in death by his father, Adolph A.; and a son-in-law, Ron Flynn.


Funeral services for Adolph will be on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, 9205 E. US 223, Blissfield, MI. Visitation will precede the service on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, from 3-5 p.m. at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield. Cremation will follow the funeral service.


You may send condolences to the family at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the family for future designation. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.