Alan “Uncle Al” Young, age 54 of Hollandtown, passed away on Sunday morning, December 11, 2016, after an ongoing battle with an aneurysm. Al was born in Appleton on April 20, 1962, son of Ronald and Berniece Young. Everyone will remember Al as a fun-loving father and grandfather who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on small engines in his free time. All who knew him also knew this about him: he was just plain naughty!
Al is survived by his mother: Berniece Young; two sons: Jay Young and Gary (Rachel Beard) Young; five grandchildren: Miah, Ava, and Jacob VanDerSteen and Alexa and Jeremiah Young. He also leaves behind six sisters and a brother: Theresa (Charles) Gilbertson, Colleen (Tom) Brazee, Julie (Roy) Mankovecky, Laurie (Mark) Rogers, Charlene (Steve) Babbitts, Mary (Jim) Keller, and Ronald B. Young, Jr. There are also many nieces and nephews who loved their Uncle Al. Al was preceded in death by his father Ronald Young, and by his daughter, Anni VanDerSteen on December 2.
A prayer service for Al will be held at the Fargo Funeral Home, 400 W. Wisconsin Avenue at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Family and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4:00 PM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established. For more information or to share a memory of Al, please visit www.wichmannfargo.com.