Jennifer Jan Winkler was born on 7-25-1971 in Lubbock, Texas and passed away on 1-24-2013 in Friendswood, Texas from complications of Type I diabetes. She is pre-ceded in death by her grandparents, Jimmie and Landa Williamson and Leonard and Mary Winkler all of Midland, Texas. She is survived by her parents, Don and Gayle Winkler of Friendswood, her sister Kelli Kennedy & husband Scott Gay of Friendswood, her brother and sister-in-law, Garrett and Valerie Winkler of League City, nieces, Kathryn Kennedy, Paiton Winkler, nephews, Tyler Kennedy, Caleb Winkler and Brannon Gay. She was blessed with loving Aunts and Uncles and many, very special cousins. The family wishes to thank Cassie Brown P.A., Dr. Stephen Fadem and Dr. Joey Buquing of Kidney Associates, the staff of Davita Dialysis Pearland, the Radiology Department of Methodist, Dr. Donald Donovan, Dr. Kathleen Wyne and John Mucha, P.A. for all the care and compassion shown to Jennifer during her illness. Also, to Ronda and Robert Keaton for their care and all the family and friends who have traveled this journey with us the past 14 years. Jennifer was truly amazing and an inspiration to all that had the privilege of knowing her. She will be sorely missed, but the memories of her strong spirit will be with us forever. A celebration of her life will be held at Friendswood United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation or the
in her memory.