John Winterholler

John William Winterholler

October 10, 1938 – August 30, 2011

••

John William Winterholler passed away on August 30, 2011 at Pacific Living Center in Salem. He was 72. Private family services will be held.

John was born in Lovell, WY on October 10, 1938 to Gottlieb and Katherine Lohrenz Winterholler. At the age of 9 he left for the Tacoma, WA area. He attended school in Federal Way and graduated from high school there. After high school, he attended Western Washington University where he graduated with a teaching certificate.

He also participated in track and basketball at the university.

He married Janet Coffey on September 17, 1960 in Federal Way, WA. He then started teaching for the Federal Way School District as an Elementary teacher. He was also involved as an instructor in the Federal Way Ski School and outdoor education. After 30 years, he retired.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman with his best friend, Mike Mendenhall. Three years ago due to illness, he moved in with his son, Bob, in Salem.

Surviving are his son, Bob, Salem, OR and Bob’s brother, Michael Westgard, McMinnville, OR; sisters, Janice Roose, Yakima, WA and Carol Negro, Sheridan, WY. He was preceded in death by two sons, John Scott Winterholler and Derek John Winterholler.

To leave private online condolences, please visit www.macyandson.com

More in Obituaries

VIRGINIA BLACKWELL SLOAN

On June 20, 2018,Virginia Blackwell Sloan died peacefully with her family present.… Continue reading

BRUCE WALLACE, O.D.

Dr. Bruce Wallace, 44 year resident of Federal Way, WA passed away… Continue reading

ALETHA JUNE (MOFFITT) FIELDS

Aletha June (“Lee”) Fields, beloved mother, grandma and great-grandma, passed away at… Continue reading

GORDON B. FRAZER JR.

January 25, 1946 – May 16,2018 Of Federal Way, WA (formerly of… Continue reading

JAMES CARSON STERLING

James “Jim” Carson Sterling, 51, a resident of Lynnwood, Washington, died May… Continue reading

CAROLYN ANDERSON

Carolyn passed away on May 7, 2018 in Des Moines,Washington. She was… Continue reading

MARGARET “PEGGY” BURBRIDGE

Margaret “Peggy” Burbridge was born December 31, 1931 in Nelson BC Canada.… Continue reading

ROGER HOWARD HUNT

Roger Howard Hunt passed away suddenly on April 15, 2018 on the… Continue reading

CHARLES “CHUCK” WILLIAM HASTINGS

Charles “Chuck” William Hastings, of Federal Way, Washington, died at 9:15pm Monday,… Continue reading

Most Read