Eugene William Gunhouse
1933 - 2020
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March 3, 1933
July 12, 2020
Eugene Gunhouse 87, of Colorado Springs passed away peacefully after a long illness on July 12, 2020.
Eugene was born in New York City, NY. His family moved later to the Bronx and he attended and graduated Dewitt Clinton High School.
In 1951 he joined the United States Air Force and traveled extensively. While in Germany he met and married Helga Angel. He served a total of 22 years and retired in Colorado Springs.
He went to UCCS after retirement and attained a degree in Finance. He also studied American wines and their production. Friends and family remember him fondly for his stories and his enthusiasm for wines, which his favorite was Zinfandel.
Eugene will be greatly missed by all, especially his surviving wife, Helga and their daughter, Ellen Smith.
There are no services planned at this time. Eugene's ashes will be placed at Fort Logan National Cemetery.

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Published in The Gazette on Aug. 9, 2020.
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August 9, 2020
The Buckley AFB military Retiree Activities Office (RAO) would like to offer our sincere condolences and our gratitude for Mr Gunhouse's 22 years of service to our country in the Air Force. If you would like help with any matters related to casualty assistance, Defense Finance & Accounting Service, Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), Veterans Affairs (VA), etc. you can contact our office on Buckley AFB at 720-847-6693. The RAO is staffed by volunteers, all military retirees themselves, and our sole purpose is to provide assistance to any military retirees and surviving spouses/family members with anything related to their military service and/or benefits, in particular during difficult times such as this. We are deeply sorry for your loss.

Steve Young
Lt Col, USAF, Ret
Director, Buckley AFB RAO
Steve Young
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