Charles Nicholas Young Charles Nicholas Young

Young, Charles Nicholas age 93, of Minneapolis. Passed away on August 11, 2017, at home surrounded by family. Preceded in death parents, Matilda and Nicholas Young; 1st Wife of 29 years, Virginia Lee Young; grandson, Stephen Rodby; and granddaughter, Kaitlin O'Halloran; brothers, Jerry, Jim, and Bill Young; and sisters, Barb Guettler and Phyllis Merthan. Survived by wife of 38 years, Virginia Rodby Young, Children, David Young, Michelle van Gorkom; stepchildren, Craig, Kris, Scott, Kent, Joey, Lisa, Leslie, and Amy; and 35 grandchildren. Before his retirement, he was owner and manager of Gopher Pattern Works. He served in WWII as a Combat Engineer in the 117th Combat Engineer Battalion. In Lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Glenn Benevolence Society. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00am Wednesday August 16th with visitation beginning at 10:00am at The Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, 2914 West 44th St., Minneapolis. Private interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996