Roger Young

April 30, 1932 - November 4, 2015
Traverse City, MI



Saturday, November 7, 2015
1:00 PM EST
Traverse City Church of Nazrene
1023 S. Division St.
Traverse City, MI 49684


Saturday, November 7, 2015
2:00 PM EST
Traverse City Church of Nazerene


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Grace Point Cafe, c/o Traverse City Church of Nazarene
1023 S. Division St.
Traverse City, MI 49684


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Cherryland Floral
1208 S. Garfield
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-5761
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Flower Station
341 W. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-1742
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Life Story / Obituary


Roger Louis Young, 83, of Traverse City, died, November 4, 2015.

Roger was born April 30, 1932 in Port William, Ohio to James and Mabel (Gray) Young.

He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He worked in the meter service department at Consumers Energy for 26 years before his retirement in 1993.

He enjoyed fishing, trains, activities with his family and driving the church bus to bring children to Sunday school. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Traverse City and his Christian faith was very important to him.

Roger is survived by his wife, Jean K. (Hart) Young, they were married August 26, 1961 in Traverse City; children, Julie (Scott) Minnis of Kingsley, Renee White of Panama City Beach, FL, Wendy Young of Traverse City, Cory (Anita) Young of Traverse City; grandchildren, Tanya, Tyler, Jacob, Chastity, Dana, Jessica, Jacob, and Jenna; 5 great grandchildren and special foster grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Young Jr.; sister, Mabel Fawley and infant siblings.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, November 7, 2015 at the Traverse City First Church of Nazarene. The family will start greeting friends at 1:00 pm. Memorial contributions can be made to Grace Point Cafe, Community Meals, through the Traverse City First Church of Nazarene. Please visit to sign the guest book and share a message with his family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.