Clark Jae Winkler, passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at his home in Draper, Utah. Clark was born July 16th, 1954 to Jae and Luana (Jaynes) Winkler in Provo, Utah. He was the second of five children. He graduated from Jordan High School in 1972. Clark was called to the California Los Angeles Mission in 1973 and served an honorable two-year mission. He married Colleen Fitzgerald on April 15th, 1977 in the Salt Lake Temple.
He had a curiosity for computers and became proficient with programming in the early days of computing. He became an entrepreneur using his programming skills. He also enjoyed plinking. He spent many weekends out in the desert, shooting for skill and fun. He had a love of camping and fishing, often he would drive hours away for a day of fishing with his sons. Clark was the family historian, keeping detailed information of his genealogy. He always was taking pictures and videos of his loved ones.
Clark was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and held many positions. He enjoyed being a Scout leader in the South Mountain 1st Ward. Also, he served as Mission Prep Leader and Young Mens leader in the Corner Canyon 2nd Ward.
Clark is survived by his wife, Colleen; sons, Corey (Keva) Winkler, Craig (Jessica) Winkler, Curtis Winkler; 5 grandchildren; his mother, Luanna and four sisters, Janece Winkler Ford, Julianne (Roger) Chapman, Colette Winkler, LuJayne (Matthew) Hyde. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will greatly miss him.
Clark was preceded in death by his father, Jae.
A memorial will be held on Monday, November 1, 2021, at 12:00 pm at Anderson & Goff Mortuary, 11859 South 700 East, Draper, Utah.
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