Barbara Dorothy Winkel

January 2, 1946May 18, 2023
Obituary of Barbara Dorothy Winkel
Barbara Winkel of Palm Beach Gardens, FL passed away on May 18, 2023 at the age of 77. She was born Barbara Dorothy Ivey on January 2, 1946 in Queens, NY and she grew up in Hicksville, NY, where she met her husband, Fred Winkel. Barbara has lived in Palm Beach Gardens since 2008 while maintaining a residence in upstate New York. Barbara was a loving and caring wife and mother of five children, generous, and a friend to many. She was an outstanding artist, specializing in mixed media, glass, and ceramic sculptures. She was the founder and owner of the interior design firm, Wink Inc. She was the epitome of the person described in Bruno Mars’ song, “Just the Way You Are” - amazing. Barbara was preceded in death by her son, Jason Winkel. She is survived by her husband, Fred Winkel; and her children, Sam Winkel, John Winkel, Sue Mee Winkel, and Sunny Winkel.

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