Kenneth Donald Young

GLADSTONE – Kenneth Donald Young, 57, of 9398 M-35 in Gladstone passed away Monday May 13, 2013, at his home in Gladstone.

He was born July 31, 1955 in Royal Oak, Mich., and was the son of Franklin and Evelyn (Edwards) Young. Ken was self-employed as a carpenter and builder. He married the former Beatrice Oates on June 18, 1981 in Mecosta, Mich. Ken and Bea moved to Gladstone 26 years ago. Kenneth Donald Young is survived by: wife, Beatrice; son, Jeff Adkins of Florida; parents, Frank and Evelyn Young of Madison Heights, Mich.; brothers, Joe Young of Madison Heights, Mich., Dan Young of Pocatello, Idaho; sisters, Sharon Young of Madison Heights, Mich., Mary Young of Madison Heights, Mich. and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial will be held at a later date.

The Anderson Funeral Homes of Gladstone and Escanaba are assisting the family with the arrangements and online condolences can be sent to the family at