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Wendell G. Young

September 20, 1934 — March 21, 2017

Wendell G. Young, 82, died March 21, 2017 in Lincoln, NE. He was born September 20, 1934 in Madrid. Wendell graduated from Madrid High School. He married Janet Villm on December 29, 1955, and served in the Army for 3 years before moving back to Grant in 1961. He lived in Grant, NE and farmed until 1997 when he retired and moved to Lincoln. While in Lincoln, he enjoyed his retirement and spent a lot of time outdoors walking and attending his grandchildren's activities. He lived at Holmes Lake Apartments until December of 2016, at which time he moved to the Waterford Assisted Living.

His wife, Janet, preceded him in death. Survivors include his brother, Calvin (Irma) and sister Carolyn Weins; his daughter, Rhonda True (Bob); sons, Ryan (Shelly), and Rod (Pam); grandchildren, Nick (Mackenzie) Young, Michelle (Drew) Peterson, Cody Andersen (Brittany), Maddison & Torri True, Brayden & Kobe Young, Ashlie Pankonin, Nicholas, Emma & Anthony Izzo; great grandchildren, Kastyn, Braxtyn, Bristyn Young, Carter & Hudson Peterson, Keith & Ethan Andersen.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Lincoln, NE on March 25th at Holmes Lake Apartment Clubhouse. Graveside services will be held at the Madrid Cemetery on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. A gathering of friends and family will follow the service at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant. Condolences may be shared at or
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