and Funeral Notices|
Aug. 31, 2006 - Dec. 31, 2006
Home Funeral Chapel
1443 Long Street
(541) 367-4095 Fax
Olsen, Funeral Director
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| ||December 15, 1945
- December 20, 2006|
Leonard Edward Ed Young, Jr.,
61, of Sweet Home, passed away on Wednesday at his home. He was born in Concordia,
Kansas to Dorothy Mae (Lambert) and Leonard Edward Young, Sr.
on a farm and attended Cloud Countys one-room school. Eds family moved
to Klamath Falls when Ed was a young boy. He attended Klamath County schools until
he joined the Marine Corps in 1963. Ed served in the Vietnam Conflict and reached
the rank of Sergeant. He was proud to be a Marine, and while in Vietnam, Ed received
numerous medals, including the Purple Heart.
He married Maryann Diano in
1964, and they raised four children. They later divorced. Ed married Diane Windom
in 2001. His career history included Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company,
General Telephone and Electronics, San Diego Gas & Electric, and Centurytel.
Ed coached football,
as well as Little League, Babe Ruth, and Allstars. He was well respected by players
and coaches alike. His most cherished rewards were letters from parents and plaques
from coaches. Ed also loved the outdoors and was an avid duck hunter and a golfer.
is survived by wife, Diane of Sweet Home; daughters, Angela Bucio and husband
Daniel of Salt Lake City, UT, Denise Alves and husband Randy of Klamath Falls,
Suzanne Frei and huband Nick of Las Vegas, NV; son, David Young and wife Kristie
of Vacaville, CA; sisters, Barbara, Carolyn, and Deanna; brother, Ronald; stepchildren,
Mike Windom and wife Sara of Central Point, Matt Windom and wife Krissy of Sweet
Home; and 17 grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am Wednesday,
December 27, at Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel. Final burial will be at
Klamath Memorial Park in Klamath Falls. Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel will
be handling the arrangements.