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Lindsay E. Houck

January 17, 1932 — September 29, 2022

Delia

 

Lindsay E. Houck, Delia, KS, 90, passed away September 29, 2022 at the Medicalodges care facility in Holton, Kansas. Lindsay was the middle child of Ross J. and Thelma M. (Gilliland) Houck born on January 17, 1932 in Delia, KS. Lindsay and Patsy (Duke) Houck were united in marriage on June 5, 1954 at Birdville Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 68 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Lorraine Schlegel, and a grandson Paul Martell.

Lindsay attended High Prairie school in rural Delia. He served in the Air Force at Carswell Air Force Base, Ft. Worth, Texas from 1952-1956 during the Korean War. Then, with his new family, he returned to Kansas to successfully farm and raise cattle until he retired. Lindsay was an honored member of the American Legion for 66 years. Throughout his life he enjoyed bowling, gardening, playing cards, hunting, fishing, and skeet shooting.

Survivors include his children, Susan (Dwight) Fox, Alma, KS; Debra Houck, Norman, OK; Sandra (Randy) Jacobsen, St. Marys, KS; Deanne Schumaker, Las Cruces, NM; seven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and several step-grandchildren. Other survivors include a brother, Lanny Houck, Blossom, TX.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Piper Funeral Home from 5:00 pm until 7:00 p m.  Private interment in Adrian Cemetery will occur on a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville American Legion Post #31 and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, KS 66536.
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