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Henry Everett Young
- Name: Henry Everett Young
- Location of Birth: Staples, Minnesota
- Date of Birth: May 17, 1913
- Date of Death: October 18, 1986 (73 years old)
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- Branch: Army
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Henry served overseas in the United States Army.
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World War II
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Henry grew up in the Pine River, Minnesota area.
He farmed in the Longville, Minnesota area for a few years and has lived in the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area for the past thirty years.
Henry worked for many years for the Hanna Mining Company as a truck driver and retired in 1974.
He was a member of the Ponti-Peterson VFW Post, the McVeigh-Dunn American Legion Post and the Loyal Order of the Moose, all of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
Henry was preceded in death by his wife, Frances, in 1964, a daughter, Jessie Grady in 1985, and a son, Norman Simmens, in 1983.
Henry is survived by daughters, Marian Heavirland and Joan Young; sons, George Simmens, Keith Simmens, Anthony Young, and Donald Young; two sisters, Mary Varhalla and Elsie Sullivan; a brother, Elmer; twenty-six grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Henry died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-13-1-4)
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