John “Jack” Havens, 93, of Greeley, stepped into eternity on June 22, 2019 in Greeley.
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Jack was born in Las Animas, Colorado to Harry & Grace (Rogers) Havens on March 1, 1926. Jack served honorably in the Navy from 1944-1946, and served during WWII- Asiatic Theatre. On December 15, 1946, in Las Animas, Jack married the love of his life, Billie (Cook) Havens.
Jack was a true believer of the Lord and began his path of Ministering by being a Supply Christian Minister with churches in Lakin, Kansas for 1½ years. He then went on and opened the Christian Church in Holly, Colorado, where he ministered from 1960-1966. Jack was a supply preacher at various churches in Colorado from 1966-1969. He was ordained into the Christian Ministry in 1969, and served in the Orchard Mesa Christian Church in Grand Junction, Colorado, from 1968-1972. Jack continued ministering where he served at; Heights Christian Church, Los Lunas Christian Church, and Mountain Christian Church, in New Mexico from 1973 until his retirement in 1994. Jack then moved to Greeley in April, 1996.
Jack is survived by his children, Bill (Chris), Ed (Lynette), Bob (Debbie), Tom (Debbie), and Steve (Nancy) Havens; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 4 siblings; and a large loving extended family.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; and 4 siblings.
A Celebration of Life will be at 11:00am on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 at Adamson Chapel, 2000 47th Ave, Greeley, CO 80634
To See Jack's Life Tribute Video, please go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRY-Z9J6WCo