Dianne Winkler
Class of 1965


Published in ©Contra Costa Times 12/28/2003

Dianne Winkler

Dianne Winkler Dianne Pratt Sept. 26, 1947 - Dec. 23, 2003 Dianne Pratt, 56, a California native, passed away in Martinez on December 23, 2003. She was the beloved wife of Gordon Pratt, caring sister of William and Kevin Winkler, devoted mother of Stacey Vuong, Jason and Tristan Pratt, cherished grandmother of Jeramy and Austin Pratt. Dianne was born in Fresno, California, and was a graduate of Oakland High School. She continued her education at San Jose State University after which she moved to England where she met her husband of 32 years. She enjoyed cooking and family gatherings. She found happiness and fulfillment as an educator. Dianne was an avid animal lover who adored her dogs, fish, turtles and rabbits. Dianne was endowed with a gentle, loving and forgiving soul. Her life centered around her family. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service on Monday, December 29, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at Connolly & Taylor located at 4000 Alhambra Avenue in Martinez, (925) 228-4700. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the American Diabetes Association (800) 342-2383, in memory of Dianne Pratt.