Chi-Ying Huang passed away Wednesday evening, September 4, 2019 at the Goodland Regional Medical Center. He was the son of Ai-Yu Huang and Chung-Chong Yu Huang born in Shanghai, China on May 24, 1937.
Ying was the youngest son of five, he and his parents immigrated to Anchorage, Alaska in 1955 and settled in Seward, Alaska. Ying graduated from Seward High School and he attended the University of Alaska and later graduated from the Institute of Medical Technology in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1959. His first job as a medical technologist was in Wenatchee, Washington. In 1960, he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Berlin, Germany for two years.
After an honorable discharge from the Army in 1962, Ying assumed his profession in medical technology in Goodland, Kansas in January of 1963. On January 24, 2006 he retired after 43 years of employment with the Goodland Regional Medical Center.
Ying married Kin Hsu on November 27, 1965 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help-Catholic Church, Goodland, Kansas. They have been married 53 years and have 3 children, Lauren (Ping) Morris-Omaha, NE, Kalissa (Ming) Kaufman McAtee and husband Mike-Colorado Springs, CO, Lung Huang and wife Courtney-New York City, NY. Ying enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren-Connor & Brenna Morris, Victoria & Audrey Kaufman, and Parker and Archie Huang.
Ying had recovered from a medical crisis Oct. 2017 and had been able to enjoy traveling to spend time with his children and grandchildren, playing poker, lunch and socializing at the hospital, Wednesday night dinners with friends, PEO Chapter Z BIL gatherings, gardening, and being a handyman. Ying should be remembered most by his caring smile, laugh and willingness to help everyone.
Ying served as a member of the Goodland Medical Foundation Board, Goodland City Commission, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, the Veterans of Foreign War, the Goodland Elks Lodge and the Sugar Hills Golf Club and was an active member with the Goodland Cemetery Board.
Ying is preceded in death by his parents, brothers-Chi-Hung, Chi-Tim, sister-Chi-Mei Huang Chao, and niece Lydia Chao.
The Ying Huang Memorial Fund
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735