Henry "Hank" W. Young formerly of Elgin Henry "Hank" Young passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Tower Hill Healthcare Center in South Elgin. Henry was born on March 1, 1916 in Union, Illinois to the late Ernest P. and Carrie (Zimmerman) Young. He married Mary Jane Baker on August 1, 1942. In his younger days Hank was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs. Hank resided in Elgin for 63 years and was retired from the Elgin National Watch Factory. He is survived by his sons Craig (Donna) Young of Elgin, IL and Robert (Charlene) Young of Apache Junction, AZ. Grandchildren; Michael Young of Elgin, IL, Eric (Teri) Young of Superior, CO, Laurie (David) Rogman of Poplar Grove, IL and Christopher Young of Gilbert, AZ.; Seven Great Grandchildren; Madeline, Eric, Jared, Jake and Colin Young, Tyler and Emmett Rogman. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings; Lester, Ella & Evelyn and his beloved wife of 69 years who passed away in 2011. Memorial services for the family will be private and there will be no visitation. The Celebration of Life for Hank and Jane Young for family and friends will be announced soon. Memorials may be made in his name to the wonderful caregivers at the Tower Hill Healthcare Center, 759 Kane St., South Elgin, Il, 60177 and/or to the outstanding professionals from Passages Hospice, 929 Alpine Suite 202, Rockford, Il 61108. The Laird Funeral Home of Elgin, 847-741-8800 or visit www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com, is assisting the family with all the arrangements.

Funeral Home

Laird Funeral Home
310 South State Street Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 741-8800

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Apr. 7, 2013