Obituary of Lofton Carpenter Younge

Lofton Carpenter Younge, age 52, a resident of Arcadia, Kansas passed away Saturday March 21, 2020, in Arcaida, Kansas.

He was born July 20, 1967, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the son of Llewellyn Younge and Lillie Leora Zimmerman Younge. Lofton was a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and went by the name Winds Along the Creek.

Survivors include his mother, Leora Younge; two daughters, Moria Turner and Lilly Steichen and grandson, Tommy. as well as his former wife, Rhonda Steichen. Also surviving are brothers and sisters, Llewellyn Christopher Younge, Laura Charis Younge, Loren Cary Younge, Luana Carole Younge, Lowell Christopher Younge, Laurel Carmel Younge, Lynetta Cathleen Younge, Landon Cory Younge and Lauren Cooper Younge and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Lynden Younge.

Private burial took place Friday at the Hiattville Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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