Robert L. YoungWritten by Theresa Rose on July 3, 2019
Robert L. Young, 87, of Donnellson, Iowa, passed away at 9:26 a.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at the
West Point Care Center in West Point, Iowa.
Robert was born on April 22, 1932, the son of Jake and Mamie (Norton) Young. His father, Jake,
passed away when he was young and his mother later married his step-father, Edward Wolf. On
July 1, 1956, he married Patricia Worrell in Franklin, Iowa.
Survivors include his wife: Pat; children: Richard (Dixie) Young, Scott (Connie) Young, Kent Young
and Bill (Tina) Young; grandchildren: Jared, Jake, Micah, Jordan, Tyler, Kinley, Dustin, Taylor,
Chandler, Skylar, Whitney, Dylan, Chad, Josh, Matt and Elicia; great grandchildren: Marie, Bianca,
Jackson, Felix, Keelyn, Alton, Zane, Orie, Lokie, Ayden, Emma, Miley, Michael, Samuel, Emmett,
Athena and Alekos; siblings: Helen Wall, Fred (Judy) Young, Vi (Carroll) Wilson and Linus (Jeanett)
Young. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son: Kevin; one brother: Jerome and father and
mother-in-law: William and Lula Belle Worrell.
Robert served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the
Donnellson American Legion and the former Donnellson Presbyterian Church. He was a Boy Scout
Leader and Cub Master. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan and enjoyed traveling and being
outdoors. Most of all, Robert loved his family.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Schmitz Funeral
Home in Donnellson.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Schmitz Funeral Home in
Donnellson with Reverend Bob Molsberry officiating.
Burial will be at Evangelical Cemetery in Donnellson with full military rites presented by the
Donnellson American Legion.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made in his name to the Donnellson American
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com. Schmitz
Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.