Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Paradise cribbage player, Shirley Winnett Althoff: Pegged out...

From The Californian:

"Shirley Winnett Althoff, 68, of Paradise, died peacefully at home Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, following a 2½-year courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Aug. 7, 1940, in Binger, Okla., to Hubert and Reta Winnett. She graduated from Salinas High School in 1958 and was a long-time resident of Los Gatos. She enjoyed traveling with her loving husband, Chuck. They moved to Colorado and spent four years there then moved to Paradise. Shirley had a love of cribbage and, along with Chuck, was a member of the Para-Pine Peggers Cribbage Club in Paradise.

Survivors: Husband, Charles Althoff of Paradise; daughter, Kimberly Brown of Santa Clara; son, Marvin Tucker of Moreno Valley; daughter, Carrie Althoff of Santa Barbara; and son, Brett Althoff of Martinez, Ga.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Jimmy Winnett of Hull, Mass.; Carolyn Winnett of Greeley, Colo. and several nieces and nephews."

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