China- Albert Ward Althenn, 71, of China passed away peacefully on April 2, 2017.\r\n\r\nAl was born in Borough, New York on April 27, 1945, to Albert C. and Evelyn (Ward) Althenn. Al was a long-time resident of Lexington, MA and China, ME.\r\n\r\nAl held many interesting careers over his life span; however, was largely known as being self-employed. He had many passion in this life, including darts, cars, real estate, animals, gardens, China Lake among other interests, including his beloved cats.\r\n\r\nAl was predeceased by his parents; and his brother Ronald Althenn.\r\n\r\nHe is survived by his sister Beverly Mairs; two nephews; a niece; cousins; and many special friends.\r\n\r\nAt his request, there will be no public visiting hours or funeral services. A graveside service will be held at Chadwick Hill Cemetery in South China, ME at the family plot later in the Spring. \r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Waterville Area Humane Society in Al’s memory.