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Howard Lee Degn

Howard Lee Degn

Howard Lee Degn passed away at his home on Dec. 4, 2006. Howard was born April 26, 1928 in Glendale, California. Howard was in the Navy during World War II and served on a Navy mine sweeper ship. Howard married the love of his life, Ruth Marie Johannsen on July 10, 1946 in Glendale, California.

Howard was an established entrepreneur, he owned Degn Roofing in Covina, California. Thereafter, he relocated to Medford, Oregon in 1962 and began Howard Lee Degn Roofing, Save More Motor Used Cars, and Action Auto Wreckers! Howard retired to full time traveling in his motor home and visited several states until his illness.

Howard is preceded in death by his parents, Morgan Degn and Leota Zellar Woosley. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, brothers, Morgan "Clinton", Aubrey, and Richard Degn, sister, Jeanette Green, son, John Degn, daughter, Laura Degn Deen, his (joys of life) five grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. A private celebration of life is planned for December 17, 2006. Howard will be interred at the Butte Falls Cemetery, Butte Falls, Oregon. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association in his name.

Howard Lee Degn