Kenneth D. Yeager
1941 - 2020
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Kenneth D. Yeager, born to Dick and Mary Yeager in Durango, Colo., on May 8, 1941, and passed away in Pueblo, Colo., on Feb. 20, 2020. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard; sister, Yvonne; daughter, Kenna; niece, Bethany. Survived by friend and companion, Marion Guerrero and her family; daughter, Cynthia Yeager (Matt) Walker; sister, Debra Yeager; special nephew, Jeff Stone; close friends, Dave and Mary Bundy; several nieces and nephews; aunt, Patricia Robins; and many cousins. Kenneth operated his own Big A Auto Parts Store in Leadville, Colo., where he lived for many years. He was a member of the city council, taught auto mechanics at the college and mentored youth. Ken loved to hunt and fish in the mountains. He had horses, mules (which he had a special love for and was known as "Mule-man") and his beloved lab dogs. Ken was a veteran of the Army during the Vietnam era. Ken donated his body to science and will be cremated at a later date. His ashes will be spread in his beloved mountains. No services.

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Published in The Durango Herald on Mar. 3, 2020.
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April 20, 2020
Im sorry to lose you Ken. You were very special to me. I will always remember our special times, rendezvous ❤ Love you dear MAN. God will bless you.
Carolyn Green
March 5, 2020
Donald and Charlotte Metz and Harvey and Carolyn Brewer. Our deepest condolences!
Donald Metz
March 5, 2020
From Donald and Charlotte Metz and Harvey and Carolyn Brewer. Our deepest sympathies!
March 4, 2020
Ken was a good friend of mine in Leadville. We served together on the city council. We shared an interest in hunting and fishing. I am sorry for his loss. Ken was a great guy and friend.
Dennis Reece
March 3, 2020
What a really cool guy. Got to know him when I was a kid living in granite CO
Will James
March 3, 2020
Ken was so helpful when I began to drive, I bought an old beater and he advised,teased and in his quiet manner taught me oodles. So sorry,...
Joe Joyce
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