David B. Linner


Steamboat Springs resident David Linner died Jan. 11, 2005, in a plane crash. He was 36.

Dave was born Feb. 1, 1968, in St. Paul, Minn. He was raised in Stillwater, Minn.

He served as an Army medic in the Gulf War and graduated from Minneapolis Community College.

Dave's love of the outdoors drew him to Colorado, where he worked as a registered nurse in Vail, Denver and Steamboat. He most recently was employed at Yampa Valley Medical Center as director of the Yampa Valley Air Ambulance service. He also served as a volunteer firefighter with Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue.

Dave will be missed and remembered by many for his good sense of humor and his passion for life, the outdoors and service to others.

He is survived by his wife, Laurel; his infant daughter, Abigail; his parents; and four siblings.

A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Monday at Concordia Lutheran Church in Steamboat. Memorial visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Concordia Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the David B. Linner Memorial Fund in care of the Yampa Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 776090, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.


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