Paul Douglas Youngmeyer

Paul Douglas Youngmeyer, 64, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 in Colorado Springs surrounded by his wife and children. 

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs. The Rev. Douglas Brauner will officiate.

Paul Douglas Youngmeyer was born Jan. 10, 1955 to Les and Pearl Youngmeyer in Sioux City, Iowa. He went to school and helped on the family farm in Wayne until he graduated from Northeast Technical College in Norfolk in 1977. Paul moved to Colorado Springs in 1978 and worked for Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) where he met the love of his life, his wife Gail. They were married in May of 1980 and relocated to Los Alamos, N.M. Seven years and three children later, they moved back to Colorado Springs where he finished out his career as a network specialist with DEC, Compaq Computers and finally retiring from Hewlett-Packard in July of 2017. He loved hunting, fishing, golfing and bowling. He had a love of learning history (especially about WWII) and taking care of his dogs.

Survivors include his wife, Gail; his children, Trisha (Joe) Touchette, Amy (David) Lee, Chris Youngmeyer and soon-to-be daughter-in-law, Nicole Burrell; grandchildren, Rebecca and Aaron Touchette, Samuel, Lily Anna, Mercy, Promise and Gideon Lee; sister, Diane (Jon) Wilson and brother, Jim (Deb) Youngmeyer; various nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Micah Nathanael Gentleness Lee.

Paul has requested that should anyone choose to make a donation in his name that they be submitted to Lutheran Family Services of the Rocky Mountains.

The Wayne Herald

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Wayne, NE 68787
Phone: 402-375-2600

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