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Allen C. Young

December 11, 1922 May 3, 2014
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Allen C. “Allie” Young, 91, of Oconto, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, surrounded by his wife and family, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Green Bay. Allie was born December 11, 1922 in Oconto to the late Sam and Harriet (Dennisen) Young. He married Genevieve Marie Brabant on July 27, 1963 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Oconto. Allie was a life long farmer and also worked as a Janitor for the Oconto School District for 25 years and drove school bus for Lane Bus Service for 22 years. He played baseball and softball for Cream City and many other teams, and also enjoyed playing cards with his family and the Golden Agers Card Club. Allie served as Constable for the Town of Oconto, Oconto County Deputy Sheriff, Town of Oconto Supervisor, member of Civil Defense of Oconto, St. Joseph School board and Town of Little River election board. He was a very active member of Holy Trinity Parish and a 50 year member of the Knights of Columbus.

Allie, the last surviving child of the Sam Young family, is survived by his wife of fifty years, Genevieve Young, Oconto; son, Greg A. Young, Oconto; two daughters, Cheryl A Beekman, Oconto; Terri Jo (Eric) Riesselman, Cedar Grove; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Young, Oconto; Helen Young, Green Bay; ten grandchildren, Josh, Theresa, Debbie, Mike, Abbie, Sam, Chris, Hannah, Zachary, James and two great grandchildren, Parker and Cameron. He was preceded in death by six brothers, Ted, Harry, Tom, Robert, Bernard and Gordon Young, and three sisters, Frances Mae Koehne, Henrietta Couillard and Patricia Mathey.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 PM Tuesday, May 6, 2014 with a Knights of Columbus rosary at 7 PM followed by a prayer services by Deacon Walter Kaszynski. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12 Noon Wednesday, May 7 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto. Burial will be at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

A special thank you to the staff of Prevea, Oconto, Dr. Asiamah of St. Mary’s Hospital and the staff of Unity Hospice.

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Visitation

Tuesday

6

May

4:00 PM 5/6/2014 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/6/2014 8:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

7 PM Knights of Columbus Rosary followed by Prayer Service by Deacon Walter Kaszynski

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Wednesday

7

May

12:00 PM 5/7/2014 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 5/7/2014 1:00:00 PM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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