Eugene S. Young

Eugene S. Young

February 03, 1928 - July 20, 2010

Eugene S. Young

February 03, 1928 - July 20, 2010


Eugene S. Young

Loving Husband and Father passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on July 20, 2010. He was born on Feb. 3 1928 to Stanley and Rena Young on their farm in Roy, WA. The family later moved to the city where Gene graduated from Hoquiam High School in 1946.

After graduation, Gene joined the Marines and entered boot camp in San Diego, CA, transferred to El Toro Marine base where he was recruited into the Marine Air West Coast Band. He later joined the Reserves and was recalled during the Korean war at Los Alamitos Air Station. He was Honorably Discharged from the reserves in 1954.

In his off-duty time he enjoyed all types of outdoor sports such as motorcycling and participating in Biathlons.

Gene is survived by his wife Victoria Vicki; 3 daughters, Darlene DeAngelis, Debbie Hightower and Leonora Owens; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren and one surviving sister Marguerite Williams. He is preceded in death by his parents and 3 other sisters. He will be missed by all.

Services will be held at Saint Nicholas Catholic Church, 24252 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods; Rosary service on Friday, July 23 at 7 p.m.; funeral Mass to be held on Saturday, July 24 at 9 a.m. Burial immediately following the Mass will be at Ascension Cemetery, 24754 Trabuco Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630. Reception will follow the burial at Saint Nicholas Catholic Church Hall.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Gene’s name can be made to The American Cancer Society.

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4 responses to Eugene S. Young

  1. Vicky and family,
    We have you in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.
    We will miss Gene, he was truly
    a wonderful person.

  2. Vicki and family,
    We are so sorry about losing Gene. Mel has such good memories and stories to tell about him that I’m sorry I didn’t get to meet him myself. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

    With love,
    Mel and Bonnie Warren

  3. No one ever had a neighbor who was more pleasant to speak with, I wish we had spoken more ofter.

    Today is Sunday 25 July and we just heard the news. Please forgive us for not attending the memorial.

    God Bless Gene as he welcomes him into heaven.

  4. Vicky and Girls I just want to say my thoughts are with you. Your dad was the greatest. I remember seeing him and you vicky after Darlene and my high school reunion in 2006. He will be missed. Love to you and all the familly.
    Love Cathy

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