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Kenneth Douglas Hinkle

03/13/1935 - 11/22/2020
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Kenneth Douglas Hinkle, age 85, of Fond du Lac, formerly of Winneconne, died Sunday, November 22, 2020, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. He was born March 13, 1935, in Milwaukee to the late William and Marie (Heise) Hinkle. Ken served in the U.S. Army Reserves. For almost 47 years, he was employed at Badger Meter in Milwaukee until his retirement. On November 8, 1985, Ken married Sandra Switzer. He enjoyed watching the Brewers, Packers, NASCAR and going to the races at the Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway on Friday nights. Ken also assisted Sandy with her Legion Auxiliary projects and activities.

Ken is survived by his wife of 35 years, Sandra Hinkle; his children, Michael (Anne-Marie) Hinkle, Patrick (Deb) Hinkle, Christopher Hinkle, Sally Jean Hinkle, John (Chelsea) Hinkle; four grandchildren; a brother, Charles (Helen) Hinkle; brother-in-law, Dale Jackson; and other relatives and friends.

Along with his parents, Ken was also preceded in death by a sister, Kay Jackson.

A visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home 904 E. Main St. Winneconne. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Park, Oshkosh.

If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.

Walter Lange ( From Badger Meter) wrote on December 7, 2020
Sorry to hear about Kennys passing. I did not really see either of you alot, but you both were always nice when i did. I hope i can last as long as he did. If the racing that he liked has anything to do with it, i might have a chance. Best wishes to you in these difficult times. Wally

Neena ALA wrote on December 6, 2020
Sandy and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. I didn't get to meet Ken but I heard lots of stories. May he rest in peace. Support one another in this fragile time.

Janine Brantley wrote on November 29, 2020
Offering my sympathy for your loss. Those we love are never really gone, they live forever in our hearts. May peace be with you as you think of all the happy memories you shared. Your family will be in my prayers. Love, Janine

Mike niemen wrote on November 27, 2020
RIP veteran brother