Gloria Sinkler

Gloria Sinkler

Gloria Sinkler of Otsego, Michigan passed away Friday, November 18, 2011 at her home. Mrs. Sinkler was born December 7, 1959 in Kalamazoo to Robert and Mary (Hoort) DeKoekkoek. She was a 1978 graduate of Plainwell High School, enjoyed music, child care and was loved by many. On July 13, 1979 in Plainwell she married David Sinkler who survives; also surviving are 3 children, Penny (Darren) Kinsler of Kalamazoo, Phyllis (Mike) Brant of Plainwell and Dan Sinkler of Otsego; 7 grandchildren, Maliki, Damien, Trinity, Willie, Aurora, Shara and Orion; her parents, Robert and Mary DeKoekkoek; 3 brothers, Doug DeKoekkoek, Steve DeKoekkoek and Jimmy DeKoekkoek and a sister, Carol Moreno. She was preceded by a brother Denny DeKoekkoek.

In keeping with her wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 22 at North Park Reformed Church, Gary DeKoekkoek officiating.

Contributions in memory of Gloria may be made to BCCCP, 3299 Gull Rd., P.O. Box 42, Nazareth, MI 49074-0042 or Calvary Community Church, 317 -- 12th St., Plainwell, MI 49080.

Messages of condolence may be left at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. SANDY WALLACE HOLLAND says:

    I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF GLORIA’S PASSING, I REMEMBER HER SO WELL GROWING UP AT CALVARY CHURCH WHEN I WENT THERE AND WHEN SHE CAME TO THE FARM WITH DAVID WHEN HE WORKED FOR KEN TENDING TO THE RABBITS. WHAT A SWEET GIRL, SHE WILL BE AN ANGEL IN HEAVEN. MY HEART GOES TO THE FAMILY, ESPECIALLY DAVID.
    MY LOVE,
    SANDY

  2. Nancy (Triezenberg) Hopkins says:

    I am so sorry for loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. I remember Gloria as a kind and friendly person. I am sure will miss her a lot.

  3. Ron Sinkler says:

    David & Family
    I ‘am very sorry about your wife & mother.
    U don’t know me , my last name Sinkler to..U known Murry sinkler , That’s my grandpa. Who is your father name our grandfather’s to..
    U mite be my cousin , I live South Haven , MI. on 220 Broadway St. Apt. 411.
    My dad , Donald Eugene Sinkler…
    I’am very sorry again , God Bless
    Ron Sinkler
    220 Broadway Street Apt. 411
    South South , MI. 49090
    home # 269 – 767 -7436
    cell # 616 – 796 – 4623

  4. Jackie Stults says:

    David: I was so sorry to read about Gloria’s passing. Just wanted to pass along my condolences to you and your family. I enjoyed our visits at the Cancer Center. I know how much Gloria loved taking care of those grandchildren and how much she loved them. God now has another angel in heaven. Bless you.
    Take Care,’
    Jackie Stults
    WMCC Volunteer

  5. Edith Nieboer (Peck) says:

    David, Bob & Mary, I just read about Gloria’s passing and wanted to send my condolences. I have so many fond memories of the time we spent together at Calvary CRC when we were kids. I’m certain she will be missed tremendously! You will remain in our prayers in the days, weeks, months ahead. Sincerely,

  6. Sharon Hoort Strengholt says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.
    Love Jim & Sharon

  7. bob & Newana visser says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss of Gloria and pray for your comfort during this time.vMat God comfort you and be close to you and keep you as you miss your loved one. Bob and Newana Visser

  8. Chris Collum says:

    Very sorry for your loss! It’s been a long time since We’ve seen each other. My thoughts and prayers are with your family!

  9. Michelle Carpenter Powless says:

    I am very sorry to hear of Gloria’s passing. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely,

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