The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is saying goodbye to one of their own. Former deputy, 62-year-old, Michael Winkels of Prescott Valley passed away on November 2nd after a short battle with cancer. He spent 42 years in law enforcement in six different states, finishing with 13-and-a-half years with YCSO. Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher says “this is a great loss to our community and agency. Mike will be sorely missed.” A memorial service will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Prescott Valley Civic Center, with a procession to follow along Lakeshore Drive.