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Roy G. Young 1935-2011

May 10, 2011

Funeral service for Roy Gilbert Young of Emmetsburg was Monday, May 9, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. The Rev. Luther Thoresen officiated.

Inurnment was in Valley View Cemetery in Graettinger.

The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Roy Gilbert Young, the son of Roy M. Young and Lisa Marie (Christianson) Young, was born May 15, 1935, in Graettinger. He was the youngest son of ten children born to Roy and Marie. Roy was baptized on July 28, 1935 at First Lutheran Church in Graettinger.

Roy spent his early years in Graettinger and Woodward. Roy was truly a joy to be around. Roy particularly enjoyed his friends at Kathleen’s Residential Care and the Emmetsburg Care Center. He was a dedicated and enthusiastic worker for Horizons Unlimited.

Roy was a lifetime member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Graettinger.

Roy passed away on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at the Emmetsburg Care Center at the at age of 75.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Merle, Charles, Leo, Sam and Frank; and sisters, Janette, Ruth and Doris.

He is survived by his brother, Vince Young of El Cajon, CA; many nieces and nephews; his families at Kathleen’s and Emmetsburg Care Center; and his dear friends, the Schoning family. Condolences can be left at www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com