Winston was called to fight in World War II, July 1944 after one month of marriage. He served in the army and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Fortunately, he returned home and received his BA in Social Studies from the University of Utah. He and Louise served two missions together: 1984 to Manila, Philippines and to Manchester, England in 1988. He has been a worker in the West Jordan Temple since 1995. They are the parents of 8 children, one deceased.