Gustave Alfred Youngberg Jr. |

Gustave Alfred Youngberg Jr.

Gustave Alfred Youngberg Jr., 81, died from complications of recurring cancer Saturday, March 30, 2002 at the Grand Junction Veterans Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 8, 1921, in Salt Lake City, to Gustave and Margaret Youngberg. He was a resident of Eagle, Colo., from 1989 to 1998 and a Glenwood Springs, Colo., resident from 1998 until 1999.

He was a World War II veteran and was stationed in Africa until his honorable discharge. He was awarded the Victory Medal, EAME Ribbon and Good Conduct Medal, and was a sergeant first class assigned to technical and supply. He worked as a sheet metal worker until his retirement.

He was a loving father and grandfather to all of his children. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed horses and being with his family.

He is survived by daughter Margaret Fay Ward of Eagle, granddaughter Shasta Lynn Peterson, and two great-grandchildren, all of New Castle, Colo.; brother Carl of Salt Lake City; and sisters Alma Anderson of Taylorsville, Utah, and Shirley Souders of Brea, Calif.

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Eagle Cemetery.

Farnum-Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs is in charge of arrangements.

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