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Douglas Young
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Douglas R. Young, 51, of Kansas City, Kan., died on Oct. 11, 2012, at the University of Kansas Medical Center following leg surgery. Graveside services for burial of ashes will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Island City Cemetery. Pastor Paul Snuffer will officiate. A time of remembrance and sharing will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Evangelical Free Church in Grand Island. Mr. Young was born on April 13, 1961, in Grand Island to David R. and Helen J. (Leiser) Young. He married Colleen Ruthann Baldwin on Nov. 6, 1993. Survivors of the immediate family include his wife, his parents and a sister, Dorothy Sullivan. Also surviving are a host of relatives and friends. Doug was a member of the first class in the new Knickrehm Elementary School to go all seven years. He attended Walnut Junior High and Grand Island Senior High and graduated from Nebraska Christian High School in Central City in 1979. Doug was a Grand Island Independent carrier for many years, was in the Boy Scouts, YMCA Indian Guides, tap danced for Billie Anderson and volunteered at the Grand Island Veterans Home, spending time with the veterans. He sang with the Come Together Singers at the Evangelical Free Church and was a radio announcer for KROA. He attended Promise Keepers and visited the Holy Land and Europe. He attended Grace College of the Bible in Omaha while being a part of the management team at the downtown YMCA. In 1982, he worked as a marketing executive for a consumer products company in Chicago. In 1985, he took a position in Kansas City running an organic agricultural company and in 1987 accepted a position in the San Francisco area working as a fundraiser for a nonprofit called Let's Go Fishing. His printing career was launched while working part time at Kinko's. Kinko's transferred him to Kansas City, where he excelled in the marketplace, winning a weeklong trip to the Super Bowl. He and Colleen launched their printing business, Clear Impressions, in 1996. Their clients ranged from municipalities to nonprofits to presidential libraries. Doug was an organ donor and memorials are suggested to Nebraska Christian High School, the Evangelical Free Church or donor's choice. Sign the online guestbook at theindependent.com .
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In memory of
Douglas Young
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Douglas R. Young, 51, of Kansas City, Kan., died on Oct. 11, 2012, at the University of Kansas Medical Center following leg surgery. Graveside services for burial of ashes will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Island City Cemetery. Pastor Paul Snuffer will officiate. A time of remembrance and sharing will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Evangelical Free Church in Grand Island. Mr. Young was born on April 13, 1961, in Grand Island to David R. and Helen J. (Leiser) Young. He married Colleen Ruthann Baldwin on Nov. 6, 1993. Survivors of the immediate family include his wife, his parents and a sister, Dorothy Sullivan. Also surviving are a host of relatives and friends. Doug was a member of the first class in the new Knickrehm Elementary School to go all seven years. He attended Walnut Junior High and Grand Island Senior High and graduated from Nebraska Christian High School in Central City in 1979. Doug was a Grand Island Independent carrier for many years, was in the Boy Scouts, YMCA Indian Guides, tap danced for Billie Anderson and volunteered at the Grand Island Veterans Home, spending time with the veterans. He sang with the Come Together Singers at the Evangelical Free Church and was a radio announcer for KROA. He attended Promise Keepers and visited the Holy Land and Europe. He attended Grace College of the Bible in Omaha while being a part of the management team at the downtown YMCA. In 1982, he worked as a marketing executive for a consumer products company in Chicago. In 1985, he took a position in Kansas City running an organic agricultural company and in 1987 accepted a position in the San Francisco area working as a fundraiser for a nonprofit called Let's Go Fishing. His printing career was launched while working part time at Kinko's. Kinko's transferred him to Kansas City, where he excelled in the marketplace, winning a weeklong trip to the Super Bowl. He and Colleen launched their printing business, Clear Impressions, in 1996. Their clients ranged from municipalities to nonprofits to presidential libraries. Doug was an organ donor and memorials are suggested to Nebraska Christian High School, the Evangelical Free Church or donor's choice. Sign the online guestbook at theindependent.com .
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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

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  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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