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John F. Youngman

1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
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John F. Youngman

August 24, 1927

June 15, 2014

John F. Youngman of Sparks died at his home on Sunday. Born in Binghamton, N.Y. to Czech emigrants John & Mary Jungmann, he served in the Merchant Marines & U.S. Army during WWII, & later as a patrolman for the Binghamton police department. He worked for Sears for many years, retiring as Division Manager. A member of the Knights of Columbus for 55 years, John served in many offices including State Deputy & Master of the Fourth Degree.

John was preceded in death by his beloved wife Billie; his son David; & his brother Joseph. He is survived by his children Kathleen Gilmour of Chicago, Mary Shoff of Mexico, & Edward Fair of Sparks; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters; and a gazillion nieces, nephews & cousins.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, June 28 at 10:30 at Immaculate Conception Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Catholic Diocese of Reno to support the Sunday televised Mass, which helped John stay connected to his church in his later years.

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on June 22, 2014
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