Wendell Young

Obituary

Wendell Young

Wendell G. Young, 82, died March 21, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. 

He was born September 20, 1934 in Madrid, Neb., and graduated from Madrid High School. 

Wendell married Janet Villm on Dec. 29, 1955, and served in the Army for three years before moving back to Grant, Neb., in 1961. 

He lived in Grant and farmed until 1997 when he retired and moved to Lincoln. While in Lincoln, he enjoyed his retirement and spent a lot of time outdoors walking and attending his grandchildren’s activities. 

He lived at Holmes Lake Apartments until December of 2016, at which time he moved to the Waterford Assisted Living. 

His wife, Janet, preceded him in death. 

Survivors include his brother, Calvin (Irma) and sister Carolyn Weins; his daughter, Rhonda True (Bob); sons, Ryan (Shelly), and Rod (Pam); grandchildren, Nick (Mackenzie) Young, Michelle (Drew) Peterson, Cody Andersen (Brittany), Maddison and Torri True, Brayden and Kobe Young, Ashlie Pankonin, Nicholas, Emma and Anthony Izzo; great-grandchildren, Kastyn, Braxtyn, Bristyn Young, Carter and Hudson Peterson, Keith and Ethan Andersen. 

A Celebration of Life was held in Lincoln on March 25 at Holmes Lake Apartment Clubhouse. 

Graveside services will be held at the Madrid Cemetery on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. 

A gathering of friends and family will follow the service at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant. 

Condolences may be shared at bullocklongfuneralhome.com or aspenaftercare.com.

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