DONALD D. YOUNG, 78, of Bellevue, Ohio died Thursday, May 9, 2013. Don was born Dec. 27, 1934 in Fort Wayne, the son of the late Fremont and Hazel (Dager) Young. He was a 1952 graduate of Elmhurst High School after which he attended Indiana University International Business College in Fort Wayne. He was then employed at the Wayne Knitting Mills and the Magnavox Company for whom he transferred to Madison, Ohio in 1969 and to Shelby, Ohio in 1973. He is survived by his wife, Sandra (Girardot) Young; six children, Christopher (Joan) Young, Carter (Carrie) Young, Scott (Traci) Young, Karen (Randy) Hay, Amy (Tim) Strauss, Linda Young; 13 grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Kurtz. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 29 West St., Shelby, Ohio, with calling from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, Ohio with a Rosary Service recited at 7:45 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the or the Sorrowful Mother Shrine in Bellevue, Ohio. To view a full obituary or to leave a condolence, visit

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 12, 2013