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 Albert Johnston Winchenbaugh

Albert Johnston Winchenbaugh

Birth
Waldoboro, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Death 20 Sep 2008 (aged 78)
Chester, Plumas County, California, USA
Burial Chester, Plumas County, California, USA
Plot 20 A 7 #1
Memorial ID 103781105 · View Source
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Albert Johnston Winchenbaugh, known as "Al the plumber", 78, of Chester, Cal., formerly of Waldoboro, died Sept. 20. At the time of his death he was under the care of those at Country Villa Healthcare of Susanville, Cal. A native of Waldoboro, he was born June 18, 1930 to the late Basil and Doris (Burrows) Winchenbaugh. He was a resident of Chester, Cal., for the past eight years, moving there from Applegate, Cal., where he had resided for 11 years prior. The family moved to Applegate from Redwood City where they had resided for 29 years. A plumber by trade, Al owned and operated his own business in both Redwood City and Applegate. Al was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who would always find time in his busy schedule for his family. He gained great pleasure in sitting for his grandchildren. Al enjoyed the freedom of flight as a private pilot. He also enjoyed bowling with his wife. Al was a nine ball specialist. He won numerous tournaments throughout the Bay area and Sacramento regional pool halls. He was a longtime member of the Three Great Lights Lodge 651 of the Free and Accepted Masons in Menlo Park, Cal. Al was predeceased by his parents and his sisters, Louise and Lois. Al is survived by his loving wife, Evie, whom he married July 1, 1950, in Rockland; sons, Alan and wife Sue of Woodland, Cal., and Barry and wife Heidi of Applegate, Cal.; daughters, Elaine VanderWal and husband Leslie of Redwood City, Cal., and Judy Oneto of Chester, Cal.; brother, Conrad "Buddy" Winchenbaugh of Rockland; eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, the joys of his life. He was anxiously awaiting his second great-grandchild in March. Masonic services took place Sept. 26 at the Chester District Cemetery in Chester, Cal. Memorial donations may be made to the Sacramento Shriner's Children's Hospital, c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory, P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA 95947. Friends can express their condolences and sign the memorial guest book at fehrmanmortuary.com.


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  • Created by: Robert Hodsdon
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103781105
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Johnston Winchenbaugh (18 Jun 1930–20 Sep 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103781105, citing Chester Cemetery, Chester, Plumas County, California, USA ; Maintained by Robert Hodsdon (contributor 47094022) .