Alan Young

Born in Keystone, IA
Born on Jun 18, 1928
Departed on Sep 24, 2021

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Alan Frederick Young, 93, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died September 24, 2021, in Huntersville, North Carolina.  He was born June 18, 1928, the son of B. Frederick and Edna (Schoelerman) Young in Keystone, Iowa.

Visitation is 4-7 pm Wednesday, Sept 29, 2021 at Cedar Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Funeral service is 11:00 am, Thursday, September 30, 2021at Zion Lutheran Church in Hiawatha, Iowa.  Burial will be at Cedar Memorial with a luncheon afterward at the funeral home facilities 

Alan was baptized April 30, 1930, at First Evangelical Church in Cedar Rapids.  He was confirmed March 25, 1956, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids.  On January 30, 1955, Alan was united in marriage to Marilyn Ruth Dietrich at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids.   Alan was a devoted husband of 66 years and a loving father, grandfather, and soon-to-be great-grandfather.  

Survivors include wife Marilyn, of Davidson, North Carolina; son Jeff (Jody) Young of Muscatine; daughter Colleen (Mike) Sloan of Sherrill’s Ford, North Carolina; granddaughter Rhiannon Williams of Chicago; grandson Jordan (Hillary) Williams and soon-to-be great-grandchild of Charlotte, North Carolina, step-granddaughters Kara, Taylor, and Mallory Sloan; sister Dorothy Huttenberg of Yorktown, Virginia.  

Alan was preceded in death by his parents.  

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Orphan Grain Train, Norfolk, Nebraska; Lutheran Family Service, Fort Dodge, Iowa; or Lutheran Hour Ministries, St. Louis, Missouri.