Location: Albuquerque New Mexico
n Loving Memory of Gale Dean Youtsey who was born in Burlington, Colorado on Thursday 8/27/1936 to Lucian Oliver and Hazel May Brammeier Youtsey. He died on Monday 4/9/2018 at the New Mexico VA Hospital in Albuquerque New Mexico after a long battle of pneumonia. Gale was the third child out of four. His first sibling was Ralph Ervin Youtsey born on March 17, 1925 in Burlington, Colorado He married Ruby Udell Cole 2/18/ 1946 in Goodland Kanas, Betty Louise Youtsey born on July 28, 1929 in Kit Carson, Colorado. She married Emil Robert Armstrong on 8/3/1946 in Goodland Kanas, and Virginia Lee Youtsey born on Aug 1, 1945 in Burlington Colorado. She married Hoyt Eugene Sims on 11/12/1964 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Betty Youtsey Armstrong shared stories about how their parents Lucian and Hazel Brammeier Youtsey owned a farm in Yoder Colorado. Gale had lots of chores to doThey had a horse, pigs, chickens and cattle. Gale had to feed all the animals and milk the cows. Gale went to school in Yoder. Gale's friends Chuck Collins and the Parker's were in the 4-H Club with Gale. He showed calves that he had raised. On Saturdays the Youtsey's got together with the Collins and Parkers. They would play cards. Gale enjoyed playing cards and dominos with the kids. When Gale's sister Virginia Lee Youtsey was born he went and stayed with his sister Betty while his mother was in the hospital. Gale loved being around his sister. Gale's brother Ralph was Enlisted into the military on 15 Jul 1943. during WWll when Virginia was born.
Gale Youtsey loved to play on the trains. He was around 14 at the time. He pretended that he was a Hobo. The engineers knew he was jumping into cars but acted as though they hadn't seen him. One day he jumped into a train car which had flour in it. The train ended up derailing. The crew went to the car that they knew Gale was in and started pulling flour sacks off of him. Had they not known that Gale was in the car he would have lost his life that day.
Gale was in the US Navy from 2/15/1955 - 1/29/1959
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He was on the USS Shangra LA ( CV-38 ) He was staioned out of San Diego CA. The USS Shangr LA ( CV-38 ) was used for training. Gale was a machanic on the ship for the air crafts. They did go out on training missions.
In 1957 Gale married Barbara Ann Davis. She was born on March 27, 1942 in Prentiss, Adams County Mississippi. They were married on 2/9/1957 in Memphis Tenn. Their first child Gary Dean Youtsey was born Nov 18, 1957 in Albany, GA while Gale was still in the military. Gary married Christine Runion on May 31, 1979 in Elmhurst Ill. Michael Sheridan Youtsey born Nov 8, 1961 in Burlington Colorando, Danna Kay Youtsey born on Nov 6, 1962 in Cheyenne Wells Colorado. She married Daniel Lorrin Knapp-Smith on Nov 8, 1986 in Lake Tahoe and Mark Steven Youtsey born on Jan 25, 1964 in Denver CO.
When Gale got out of the military He went to work at a sevice station in Boulder CO. In or about 1961 Hazel Youtsey leased a cafe and service station in Kanorado, Kansas. The cafe was called Stateline Cafe. Gale ran the service station while Hazel ran the cafe. Through out Gale's life he was a hard worker all is life he was always working in Service Stations as an attendant and a Machanic.
In May 1969 Gale divorced Barbara Ann Youtsey and married Loretta J. Forrest Jarvis on Aug 29 1970 in Reno Nevada. Loretta had three children from her previous marriage. Steven Ray Jarvis born on April 7, 1959 in Wichita, Kanas , Darril Dean Jarvis born on Aug 17, 1960 in Wichita, Kansas. He married Tracey Mc Gowen and Kathryn Diane Jarvis born Nov 5 1961 in Los Angeles California. She married Dale Curtis Briggs on May 2, 1981 in Arlington, Virginia.
Gale was a loving husband to Loretta Youtsey for 48 years. This Aug would have been 49 years. He did anything she wanted, moved where ever she wanted because he loved her so much. They went to swap meets, antique shops, Loretta loved collectibles. In the last part of Gale's life they went to Sizzler Club to listen to music every Saturday night
Gale Dean Youtsey was predeceased in death by his father Lucian Oliver Youtsey, great nephew Mathew Speltz, Step-son Steven Ray Jarvis, Niece Carin Sue Armstrong Oneill, mother Hazel Brammeier Youtsey, ex wife Barbara Ann Davis, son Michael Sheridian Youtsey, brother in law Emil Robert Armstrong amd brother Ralph Ervin Youtsey and Peggy Ann Youtsey Soll.
Gale Dean Youtsey is servived by his wife of 48 years Loretta Forrest Youtsey of Truth or Consequences New Mexico, son Gary Dean Youtsey of Halton TX, step-son Darril Dean Jarvis and Tracy McGovern of Truth or Consequences NM step- daughter Kathryn Diane Jarvis of ID, daughter Danna Kay ( Larry ) Youtsey Griner of Hampton GA. and son Mark Steven Youtsey of Salinas CA.
Grandchildren: Sally A. Stebbins of Chico CA, Erin Marie ( Randy ) Youtsey Ray, James Dean (Ashley) Dattomo of Ill., Stephanie Briggs Perez of Copertino, CA Jennifer ( Daniel ) French - Garcia, Daniel Lorrin Knapp-Smith Jr. of Afton OK, Mariah Cathryn Youtsey, Krystal Marie Youtsey of Riverside CA. Amanda Lynn (Justin ) Dodge-Day of Norman OK.
Great- Grandchildren: Julie Stebbins of San Jose, Ca. Jayden Stebbins of Chico CA, Tessa Leah and Ricky Perez , Stormy Kay Thomas of Norman OK, Rex Dodge and Noah Thomas Day of Norman OK, Sullivan Luis Walter Del Rosario of Chico CA. and Raelynn Marie Youtsey.
Gale is also survived by his sisters Betty Louise Armstrong of Watkins CO and Virgina Lee Youtsey Furry of Watkins Co. Sister-in-law Ruby Udell Cole Youtsey of Appling, Ga.
Nephews and Nieces: Richard Soll husband of Peggy Ann Youtsey Soll of Colorado, Nancy J (Michael ) Youtsey Spelts, of Medesto CA. Ralph Gary ( Sue ) Youtsey, of Augusta GA, George W. Youtsey, Keneth G (Patricia ) Armstrong of Watkins CO, Connie Louise ( Larry ) Armstrong Zimmerman of New Newburg OR, Debra Lynn ( Michael ) Armstrong Parmly of Hotsprings SD, John E (Annette ) Armstrong of Littleton CO, Ri Robert ( Laura ) Armstrong, Lorelie A. ( Dave ) Armstrong Elwess of Thornton CO, Lisa Gaye ( Jeff ) Sims Godsey of Jacksonville NC, and Lana Dee ( Ken ) Sims Roiser of Augusta GA. Gale Youtsey has many Great Nephews and Nieces and Great-Great Nephew and Nieces. He will be missed greatly by them.