of Chelsea, Michigan, age 84, died peacefully Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the Evangelical Home in Saline. He was born December 8, 1928 in Edon, Ohio, the son of Earl L. & Clara H. (Walz) Young.


Don graduated from Edon High School in 1946.  He served in the Air Force during the Korean War.  Don earned his Bachelors in Business Administration and a Bachelors in Education from Bowling Green State University.  He went on to earn his Masters in Education from Bowling Green, and did additional work at DePauw University in Greencastle, IN.  Don was a teacher for 33 years, most recently at Beach Middle School, retiring in 1991. He worked on numerous school committees and projects, and was an active member and Vice President of MESSA.  Don belonged to Zion Lutheran Church

On December 24, 1950, he married Betty E. Foust, and she survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Pat (Stanley) Parr of Manchester; two sons, John “Randy” Young of Chelsea, Thomas (Joan) Young of Canton, OH; two sisters, Donna Stickney and Gloria (Willie) Anderson; 4 grandchildren, Emily (Jeff) McHale, Zachary (Jenna) Young, Stephanie and Nicholas Young; one great-granddaughter, Aranka McHale.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Lloyd, and a sister, Mary Jane Sinclair.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 2, 11:00 a.m. at Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea, with Rev. Stanley J. Eckermann officiating.  Burial followed at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chelsea.  The family  received friends Friday, 3-5 & 6-8 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or Parkinson Foundation.


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#9 Nancy Dyson Hughes 2013-03-12 17:05
Mr. Young was the first teacher I had when we first moved to Chelsea. He was a good teacher. I am so sorry for the Family's loss.
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#8 sam vogel 2013-03-07 20:33
Pat: sorry to hear that your dad passed away. Don was always nice to everone.
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#7 george and lois wack 2013-03-03 13:27
Pat and Stan; George and I were saddened to hear the passing of your father.Our prayers are with you and the whole family.
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#6 Lee Ferguson 2013-03-01 18:23
Randy & family,
Sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. He was a fine teacher.
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#5 Jim and Monica Mann 2013-03-01 16:05
Pat,
You and your family are in our prayers.
Jim and Monica Mann
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#4 Carl A. Foust 2013-03-01 15:10
Uncle Don, you will be missed. My thoughts and love are with Aunt Betty and her family.
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#3 Patti Magyar 2013-03-01 10:51
Pat and family ~ Your father was so loved and honored during his life by your presence and caring. May you be comforted by one another and the blessed life your father experienced.

Love ~ Patti (Magyar)
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#2 Alfretta Grieb 2013-02-28 23:17
Pat & Stan and family,
Sending prayers and sympathy for you all. Its always hard to lose family but know that he is at peace and not in any pain or discomfort now. He had a long life and will be remembered by many!

Alfretta (Harrison) Grieb
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#1 Allen Cole 2013-02-28 16:14
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