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James A. "Jim" Younger


1929 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
James A. "Jim" Younger Obituary
James A. "Jim" Younger, 83

St. Cloud

May 22, 1929 - July 15, 2012

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in St. Cloud for James A. "Jim" Younger, age 83, of St. Cloud, who passed away July 15, 2012 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. on Thursday at the church. Entombment will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery at Camp Ripley with full military honors. Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

Jim was born May 22, 1929 in St. Cloud to Christian and Elizabeth (Verkinnes) Younger. After graduating from St. Cloud Cathedral High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1947. He was honorably discharged in 1952 as Sergeant. He graduated from the Minnesota School of Business and began his 35 year career with Allstate Insurance. He married Val Vornbrock on May 11, 1957 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Meire Grove. After retirement they moved to their 40 acres on the Clearwater River. He enjoyed the outdoors, bird watching, fishing and playing in his woods. Spending time with his family is what he loved the most.

Jim is survived by his wife of 55 years Val, of St. Cloud, children Julie (Randy) Roeder of Clearwater, Jim (Karen) of Vancouver, Canada, Jeff (Linda) of Golden Valley, Lori (Pat) Edelbrock of Sartell, Charles of Cold Spring, Patrick (Charrisse) of New Hope, and Timothy (Karen) of Rochester, 17 grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents and his brother Walter.

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Published in the St. Cloud Times on July 17, 2012
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