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Obituary for James Earl Young

James Earl  Young
James (Jim) Earl Young, 62, a resident of 1819 Bryn Mawr Circle in Atlantic, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 17, 2001, at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.The son of Earl and Minnie Kline Young, James was born September 13, 1938 in Rolfe, Iowa where he grew up, graduated from Rolfe High School in 1957, and served in the Iowa Air National Guard. In 1958 James was married t Donna Sandvig at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Rolfe, Iowa. He was an area manager for Allient Energy for thirty-four years, working in Spirit Lake, Iowa Falls and Britt, Iowa, before moving to Atlantic in 1986. His first wife, Donna, passed away June 18, 1988. On March 16, 1991, he was united in marriage to Connie South at the First United Methodist Church in Atlantic. James was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Atlantic. He was also a member of Rotary Club and a recent Paul Harris Award recipient, Atlantic City Council member and was mayor pro tem of Atlantic. James retired October 21, 1996.Surviving are his wife, Connie Young of Atlantic; two sons, Jeff Young and his wife Becky of Storm Lake and Monte Young and his wife Julie of Jasper, Indiana; one daughter Sandy Kain and her husband Jim of Granada, Minnesota; three stepsons, Chris Kelly and his wife Angela of Lewis, Scott Kelly of Grimes and Chad Kelly and his wife Linda of Atlantic; eleven grandchildren, Lindsay and Jennifer Young, Shawn, JoAnn, Cory, and Katelyn Kelly, Erin and Margo Sill, Megan Shook, Ethan and Nicholas Kain; three great-grandchildren, Hailey Binns, Ryan and Raya O'Neal; one brother, John Young and his wife Janice of Rolfe; one sister, Ethel Pease and her husband Sylvester of Humbolt; and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Minnie Young; his grandparents; and his first wife Donna Young.Funeral InformationServices for Jim were held Friday, July 20, 2001 at 10:00AM at the First United Methodist Church in Atlantic with Reverend Tompsie Smith and the Reverend Chuck Smith officiating. Interment of cremains will be in the Clinton Garfield Cemetery in Rolfe, Iowa at a later date.The interment was in the Clinton Garfield Cemetery at Rolfe, Iowa.

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