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Linn County News

Published May 15, 2019


Alfred Lea Winters, age 90, of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 6, 1929, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Dewey and Ruth Hines Winters.

He worked as a millwright for General Motors before retiring.

He was united in marriage to Mildred Felix on Dec. 3, 1960, in Kansas City, Kan. She preceded him in death on July 9, 2009.

Al was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle in Belton, Mo., and the Millwright Union. God was first in his life followed by his love for his family. He enjoyed making a deal, didn't matter if it was at an auction or trading horses.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Tim and Lee Winters; and two brothers, George and Bob Winters.

Al is survived by three daughters, Tammy Rittenhouse and husband Don, Rebecca Sombatchareun and husband John, and Iris Ratliff and husband Roy; a sister, Helen Selig; 10 grandchildren, Tricia, Stephanie, Dustin, Brad, Craig, Nathan, Andrew, Kai, Chay and Allee; and 17 great grandchildren, Faith, Colton, Carlee, Aubree, Harrison, Haley, Gabe, Abigail, Mason, Trent, Brook, Autumn, Brent, Alexis, Gavin, Gage and Gunner.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Chapel.

Contributions are suggested to the Gospel Tabernacle. Online condolences can be left at Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.


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