Eileen Ethel Winn
Apr 28, 1926 - Nov 23, 2013
WINN, Eileen E.
Eileen E. Winn passed away November 23, 2013 at the age of 87. Born April 28, 1926 to Carl Samuel and Kate Ethel Carlson. Preceded in death by Ray Snyder, companion of 27 yrs. Cherished and missed by her children, Ted Anderson, Barbara Mells, Donna Coder and Preceded in death by son, Gerald David Winn. Grandchildren, Cherie Anderson, Jennifer Moore, Calli McCannell, Bill Heinselman, Jerry Heinselman, and Kara Nelson. Great-grandchildren, Amanda, Dillon, Owen, Skyler, Ali, Charlie, William, Bella, and Bailey. Great-great grandchild, Derek.
One of the first women to work on P38’s at McClellan AFB during WWII. Eileen worked many years for Stop N Shop Markets. Retired from Swansons cleaners at the age of 82. She was an accomplished skater and one time owner of Capitol Roller Rink. Eileen and Ray traveled many years with Capitol City Motorcycle club. Her love of travel took her and her mother on many trips including 46 states. She loved bingo, game shows, reading, Colusa Casino and soap opera General Hospital.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. There will be a celebration of her life on Saturday, December 14, anytime between 1:00 and 5:00, 5112 Ortega St., Sacramento.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Dec. 8, 2013
Date of Inurnment: April 28, 2014