Eugene Carl Young, age 75, of Lester Prairie, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at his home.
He was born Jan. 7, 1943, in Aberdeen, SD, the son of Benjamin and Helen (Mastel) Young. Eugene was baptized as an infant, and later confirmed in his faith at St. Agatha in Howard, SD.
He received his education at St. Agatha.
Eugene was united in marriage to Helen Margaret Horrmann May 27, 1994, at McLeod County Courthouse in Glencoe.
Eugene and Helen resided in Lester Prairie.
Eugene was employed as a cabinet maker at the Dura Supreme in Howard Lake for nine years.
He was a member of Christ The King Church in Hutchinson.
Eugene enjoyed collecting John Wayne memorabilia, and going fishing. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren, and friends.
Eugene is survived by his wife, Helen Young, of Lester Prairie; sons Steven Young, Daryl Young, and Jarod Young; daughter Karen Young; grandchildren Paige, Justin, Douglas, Austin, Collin, Jorden, Crystal, and Dillion; and one great-grandchild.
He is further survived by siblings Phil Young, Benjamin Young, Gabriel Young, Frank Young, and Gerald Young; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Helen Young; sisters, Helen Young, Gertie Smalley, and infant Mary; and brothers, Martin Young, James Young, and Eddie Young.
No services are currently planned.