E dwin “Ed” Arnold Althouse, 58, of Colorado Springs, Colorado died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at his home.
Ed was born on June 6, 1963, at Axtell, Kansas the son of Emmett “Arnold” Althouse and Mary Ann (Eisenbarth) Althouse.
Ed attended school in Sabetha and Seneca, Kansas. When he was 19, Ed was involved in an accident that left him paralyzed. However, this accident did not define Ed and he continued to live a full life. His two favorite hobbies were cars and racing.
Because of these hobbies, Ed purchased a 1963 Nova. On the weekends, Ed and his brother-in-law, Kevin, enjoyed participating in drag racing. Later, he purchased a 1955 Chevy which was his “show” car. Ed won many awards at car shows with his beloved Chevy. In 2004, Ed moved to Colorado. Ed will be remembered for his love of classic cars, auto racing, and cruising through the beautiful Colorado Mountains.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Pat Althouse; and a sister, Jennifer Althouse.
He is survived by two brothers, Mike (Yvonne) Althouse of Sabetha, Kansas and Tim (Melissa) Althouse of Fairview, Kansas; and two sisters, Janet Boehmer of Sabetha, Kansas and Joyce (Kevin) Boeckman of Goff, Kansas.
Memorial service will be held Friday, February 18, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the Popkess Mortuary Chapel in Sabetha. The Memorial service can be livestreamed via the following link: Shorturl.at/hkCMW A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until service time. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date and time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia, Sabetha, Kansas 66534.