Robert Alden Young, son of Benjamin Harrison and Martha Christella Jensen Young, passed away at age 79, peacefully at home June 3, 2003, after a prolonged illness which ended in a courageous battle with cancer.
Bob has been attended faithfully for years by his wife Lillie, who has put Bob first to see to his comfort and needs. She even gave up her temple work during the final stages of his prolonged illness to care for him.
Bob and Lillie were married Sept. 14, 1961 in Idaho Falls. The marriage was later solemnized when they were sealed for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake LDS Temple March 4, 1980. Bob was a High Priest in good standing in the LDS Church.
Bob is survived by his wife, Lillie; children, Marlene, Judy, Dana, Dennis, Yvonne, and numerous grandchildren,
one brother, William R. (Enid) Young, and a sister, Sandra D. (Jay) Funk, and many nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held Sunday, June 8, 2003 from 5-7 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State St., Murray. Funeral services will be Monday, June 9, 11:00 a.m. at the 19th Ward, 225 West 500 North, Salt Lake City with a viewing prior to services from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Interment at the Midway City Cemetery.