William Henry Flachsbarth
8/6/1919 - 7/3/2013
William Henry Flachsbarth, age 93, formerly of Colfax, Calif., passed away July 3, 2013 at his home in Chico, Calif., of natural causes.
William was born August 6, 1919 to Ruby and Henry Flachsbarth in Denton, Kans. The family moved to Shubert, Nebr., where William attended schools through his graduation from high school.
William worked as a machinist for McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento until his retirement. He was active in the Colfax community as Maintenance Manager for Eden Valley Irrigation Assoc., Boy Scout District Commissioner, Charter Member of Eden Valley Improvement Club, and 17-year volunteer for the Western States 100-mile Run.
William is survived by his wife of 62 years, Geraldine Flachsbarth; son, Jay (Kathy) Flachsbarth of Pleasanton; son, Jon (Elke) Flachsbarth of Chico; and four grandchildren.
Interment will be at Colfax Cemetery. No services will be held. Arrangements are being handled through The Neptune Society of Chico.