Robert L. Young
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FREMONT: Robert L. Young, 67, of Fremont, OH passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Toledo Hospital following a lengthy illness but is now at peace with the Lord.
He was born August 26, 1946 in Fremont, the son of Stephen A. and Irene I. (Fisher) Young II. He was a graduate of Fremont Ross High School.
Robert served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as an Intelligence Analyst and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with two Overseas Bars.
Robert married Ramona "Mona" Lopez on February 28, 1971 at St. Ann Church in Fremont and she survives. He was a Millwright at Delphi, formerly New Departure Hyatt in Sandusky, OH for twenty-eight years and retired in 2006. Robert was a Life member of the Fremont VFW and a member of the American Legion in Sandusky, OH.
Robert was hardworking and devoted to his family. He enjoyed working on cars, riding his Harley motorcycle and spending time with his grandchildren.
Robert is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Ramona "Mona" Young, Fremont, OH; children, Joseph (Tina) Young, Ashby, MA, Marisa Young, Toledo, OH; siblings, Charles (Sherry) Young, Carol Young, Janet (Terry) Frey, all of Fremont, OH, Cindy (Wally) Wiezorek, Clyde, OH and Janice (Randy) Evans, Bremen, OH; grandchildren, Alexandria, Clara and Sothy Young; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Donnie Young and Stephen Young III; sisters, Judy McMurray and Patricia Young.
Visitation: Wednesday from 2 - 4 pm and 6 - 8 pm with a Vigil at 7:30 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH. Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 11:30 am at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1021 W. State St, Fremont, OH, with Fr. Michael Zacharias officiating. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the American Legion and VFW.
Memorials: Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, 10701 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106. Online Condolences: www.whhfh.com
Wonderly Horvath-Hanes Funeral Home & Crematory
425 E. STATE ST. Fremont, OH 43420-4256
Published in the News-Messenger on Feb. 18, 2014