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Roger L. Young

January 31, 1934 October 16, 2019
Roger L. Young
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Obituary for Roger L. Young

Roger Young, 85, of Merrill, formerly of the Town of Rock Falls, Lincoln County, died Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Pine Crest Nursing Home, Merrill.

Roger was born January 31, 1934, in Cook County, Illinois, son of the late Elmer and Helen (Bohman) Young. He married Margie Mae Pophal and she preceded him in death on May 4, 2015. Roger had worked at John Strange Paper Company in Neenah and Anson-Gilkey in Merrill. He also worked as a crossing guard. In his younger years, Roger enjoyed riding motorcycles and repairing bicycles for little kids.

Roger is survived by his brothers, Ronald (Ruth) Young of Tomahawk and Elroy ‘Bimbo’ (Wendy) Wiesman of Merrill; sisters-in-law, Beverly Kleist of Merrill and Trude Pophal of Merrill; step sister-in-law, Joni Nielsen of Lomira; brothers-in-law, Carl (Audrey) Pophal, Jr. of Merrill and Paul Mussell of Merrill; and several nieces and nephews. Roger was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Mae Young; parents, Elmer and Helen Young; step father, LeRoy Wiesman; step brother, Peter Nielsen; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Mussell, Judy (David, Sr.) Kleinschmidt, Betty Jane (Lawrence ‘Shorty’) Knoll, Nancy Pophal and Jean Ann Wojcik; and brothers-in-law, George Kleist, David Pophal and Robert Pophal.

A memorial service for Roger will be held at 12:00 P.M., Noon, Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill. Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Saturday

26

Oct

10:00 AM 10/26/2019 10:00:00 AM
Taylor-Stine Funeral Home

903 E. Third St.
Merrill, WI 54452

Taylor-Stine Funeral Home
903 E. Third St. Merrill 54452 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

26

Oct

12:00 PM 10/26/2019 12:00:00 PM
Taylor-Stine Funeral Home

903 E. Third St.
Merrill, WI 54452

Taylor-Stine Funeral Home
903 E. Third St. Merrill 54452 WI
United States
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