Olathe resident Howard Denney died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta. He was 87.
Funeral services in Chico, Calif., are pending.
Mr. Denney was born July 16, 1926, to John and Pearl (Lee) Denney. He was born in rural Arkansas and delivered by his father.
He grew up in Arkansas and California. He worked as a farm laborer and graduated from high school in Oroville, Calif. He served his country during World War II. He enjoyed fishing and watching TV.
He is survived by his daughters, Ellen (Travis) Santos of Chico, Calif., Donna Diaz of Montrose, Linda (Steve) Russell of Las Vegas, Nev., Joanne (Don) Dubie of Olathe, Sandra (Tom) Dimopoulos of Chico, Calif., and Brenda (Ignacio) Padilla of Salt Lake City, Utah; his sister, Edith (Ralph) Starkey of Oroville, Calif.; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois (Lance) Denney; and a son, Bruce Denney.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
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