July 11, 1929 – Monday, January 5, 2015
United Presbyterian Church in Rockford, MN
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Friday, January 9th, 2015
Irene M. Young, age 85, of Buffalo & formerly of Rockford passed away on Monday, January 5, 2015 at The Buffalo Hospital.
She was born on July 11, 1929 in Garden City, South Dakota the daughter of John & Evelyn (Bachman) Alt.
On July 26, 1949, Irene M. Alt and Lester J. Young were joined in marriage in Waubay, South Dakota. God blessed their marriage with four children.
Irene was formerly employed at The Rockford Bakery, Rockford School and The Delano Nursing Home.
She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, rug making, sewing, bird watching and cooking.
She was a member of The United Presbyterian Church of Rockford.
Survived by loving husband of 65 years: Lester J. Young; children: Dale “Bucky” Young & Doug (Teresa) Young all of Rockford, David (Cheryl) Young & Lori (Gary) Kottke all of St. Michael; seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren; brothers & a sister: Dean Alt of San Diego, CA, Marvin (Jean) Alt of Sterling, Illinois, Arthur (Marge) Alt of Maple Plain & Janet “Donnie” Scott of Watertown, S. D.; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents: John & Evelyn Alt, three sisters: Joanne, Bonnie & Betty; and by a sister-in-law: Kathy.
Funeral services for Irene Young will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at The United Presbyterian Church of Rockford. Interment Elmwood Cemetery in Rockford.
A visitation will be held at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo on Friday, January 9th from 4-8 P.M. Further visitation at the church on Saturday morning, January 10th one hour prior to services.
Honorary Casket Bearers will be Bridget Kottke and Tabitha Phillips.
Casket Bearers will be Wayne Young, Dustin Kottke, Cory Young, Justin Phillips, Tony Underwood and Gary Kottke.