We lost our Dad and Bumpa today, but know he is with the love of his life, Sharon. Howard D. Young passed away peacefully in his home Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was a devoted Dad and Grandpa. He loved golf and in earlier years loved coaching girls softball. Howard retired from Fiske Brothers in 1994. Howard was born September 26, 1933, to Melvin and Minnie Young. Howard graduated from DeVilbiss High School. In October of 1954, he married his high school sweetheart, Sharon Ryberg.
Those left to cherish Howard are his children, Rob (Lucy) Young and Shelley (Duane) Ditmyer; grandchildren, Nick (Barb) Hinz, Kelley (Ryan) Bennett, Kristen Young, Daniel Young, Misty Ditmyer, and great-granddaughter, Claire Elizabeth Hinz; sister, Joyce Jamison. Bumpa and Dad, please give Mom and Gramma a big hug and kiss from all of us.
The family will receive guests Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home - NW Chapel, 4150 W. Laskey Rd. (419-473-0300). Funeral Services will begin Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Reformation Lutheran Church.
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Published in Toledo Blade on Aug. 26, 2014