The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of LeRoy Young, age 87 of Holdingford, was held Monday June 17 at the Church of All Saints, St. Mary in Holdingford. Burial was in the parish cemetery. LeRoy died Wednesday at the St. Cloud Hospital.
LeRoy was born April 1, 1932 in Arban to Edward and Theresa (Lange) Young. He grew up on his family farm and he entered the U.S. Army in 1951. He was discharged in 1953 and returned to farming. He married Eileen Bauer on July 17, 1956. He was a member of the Church of All Saints, St. Mary, the Knights of Columbus, the Holdingford American Legion and the Holdingford VFW.
He is survived by his children, Diane Young, Holdingford; Deb (Dan) Knapp, Avon; Doris (Allan) Pilarski, St. Cloud; Delroy Young, Holdingford; Donna (Ken) Knapp, Avon; Duane Young, Holdingford; Ed Young, Holdingford; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Jerome (Darlene) Young, Holdingford and sister-in-law, Lorraine Hartung.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Eileen Young on July 12, 2018; an infant sister, Jeanette Young and his brother-in-law, Stephen Hartung.
Arrangements were with the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Holdingford.