Howard Stanley Young was the fifth of six children born to Mildred Shaw and Luther Roy Young January 20, 1939 in Caney, Kansas. He grew up in Wichita Kansas. Howard served in the United States Air Force for four years. He married Darlene Jean Metz in December 1960. They had three daughters: Linda Lewis of Junction City, Kansas; LaDonna Kelly of Colorado Springs, and Laurie Smith of Moffat, Colorado. He Is a retired electrician who worked the majority of his career at Climax Molybdenum Mine. Howard and Darlene were lifelong members of the Odd Fellow and Rebekah’s Lodge. He is preceded in death by his parents; Darlene Metz Young; three older sisters; one older brother; and his son-in-law Donnie Smith. He is survived by his brother Martin Young of Parker, Colorado; three daughters; one son-in-law Roy A. Kelly II; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He passed into eternal life on September 16, 2019 at Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence at Aurora where he had been residing for the final few years of his life. The Memorial Service is Friday at 10:00 am at Parker Funeral and Cremation, 10325 Parkglenn Way, Parker, Colorado. The Committal Service will take place in Canon City at Mountain Vale Cemetery, September 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence at Aurora, the Alzheimer’s Association, or a gift for a 10-year-old boy who is sharing his special birthday on September 20th with his great-grandpa.
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