Charles J. Winzheim
Charles J. Winzheim
  • April 12, 1930 - February 24, 2017
  • Alstead, New Hampshire

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A creative mind and hardworking hands came to rest on Friday, February 24, 2017, when Charles J. Winzheim 86, of Alstead, NH, passed away at his home, surrounded in love by his wife, Elaine.

He was born in Budapest, Hungary on April 12, 1930, the son of Joseph and Anna (Lindmeyer) Winzheim.

Charles came to the United States in 1955 to pursue the American dream.

Family and friends helped give his life meaning and he will be greatly missed by many including his wife of 56years, Elaine (Taft) Winzheim of Alstead; two daughters, Julie Holden and her husband, Scott, of Londonderry, NH, Carol Edwards and her husband, David, of Rochester, NH; four grandchildren, Jonathan Bugbee, Adam Holden and his wife Alexis (Short) Holden, Jeremy Holden, and Tyler Bugbee. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins both in the United States and Hungary.

A celebration of Charles' life will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 1:00PM in the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court Street, Keene. Family and friends are welcome to call at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:00AM until 1:00PM.

A graveside service with committal prayers will be held Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1:00PM in the West Cemetery, Route 123, Alstead, NH. Family and friends are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Winzheim's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.