Harry DeYoung


obit-Dad-DYHarry DeYoung, age 85, passed away June 16 surrounded by his family in Gallup, N.M.

Harry and his wife, Vivian, moved to Gallup two years ago to be close to family. Harry and Vivian were founders and charter members of the current Pagosa Bible Church, where Harry served in many capacities including elder, leader, various committees and a person with compassion for those in need. Harry and Vivian retired in Pagosa Springs in 1992 after Harry retired from working with Shell Oil Company for 38 years, both in Long Beach, Calif., and Houston, Texas.

Harry is survived by sons Mike (Gail) and David (Jill); six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a brother, Alvin (Gerry); sister Ruth (Cornie) Schenk; and deceased sister Evelyn Keuning. Locally, Harry was a brother-in-law to Bruce Keuning and an uncle to Dan Keuning.

Memorial services are planned for 3 p.m. on July 30 at Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church in Rehoboth, N.M., with a reception following. Vivian’s home address is 613 Vanden Bosch Drive, Gallup, NM 87301. Donations may be sent to the Rehoboth Christian School Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 41, Rehoboth, NM 87322.