Wayne F. Young
CARLINVILLE, IL - Wayne F. Young, 98, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2014, at his home. He was born March 31, 1915, in Brushy Mound Township to Walter and Alma Feuss Young. Wayne married Theda Taylor March 3, 1939, at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gillespie, Ill.
Wayne was a graduate of Gillespie High School and a life-long farmer of the family ground in Brushy Mound Township. He enjoyed his work, was a member of the Carlinville Elks Lodge, and enjoyed playing cards, deer hunting and trapping. Wayne was a treasured friend to all who knew him.
He is survived by his daughter, Kay (Leo) Welch, of O'Fallon, Ill.; two sons, Ron (Martha) Young, of Carlinville, Ill., and Jon Young, of Springfield; two grandchildren, Josh (Rebecca) Young, of Edwardsville, Ill., and Eleanor (Nason) Harms, of Carlinville; and two great-grandchildren, Sarah and Hannah Young; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death are his wife, Theda, and his sister, Isabell Suhling.
There will be a private graveside service at Mayfield Cemetery preceding a visitation on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, from 4-6 p.m. at Heinz Funeral Home.
A Memorial Service will follow at 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Heinz Funeral Home with Rev. Betty Lynn Jordan officiating.
Memorials may go to the Elks Crippled Children's Fund or Carlinville Area Hospital.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.heinzfuneralhome.com