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Leonard V. Young

May 8, 1936 ~ February 29, 2020 (age 83)


Lifelong Goodland, KS resident, Leonard Vern Young, 83, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Topside Manor in Goodland.

Leonard was born on May 8, 1936 in Goodland to Vernon and Vida (Murray) Young.  He was one of three children.  Leonard attended school in Goodland and graduated from Sherman Community High School in 1954.  From 1955 to 1957, Leonard served in the United States Army Reserve, and from 1957 to 1961, he served in the United States Air Force.

On July 19, 1958, Leonard married Wilma I. Peters in Goodland.  To this union, four children were born; Janet, Joy, Steve and Robert. 

Leonard was a farmer all his life.  He was a member of the Calvary Gospel Church in Goodland, and enjoyed hunting and drinking coffee with his coffee buddies.

Preceding him in death were his parents, one brother Gale Young, one sister Dorothy Cibolski and three grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Wilma of the home in Goodland, two daughters; Janet (Chuck) Redlin of Goodland, KS and Joy (Wayne) Beckner of Wichita, KS, two sons; Steve (Darcy) Young of Weatherford, TX and Robert (Daisy) Young of Vernon, CO.  He is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

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March 5, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Funeral Service
March 6, 2020

10:30 AM
Calvary Gospel Church
402 College
Goodland, Kansas 67735


Goodland Cemetery
510 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735


Calvary Gospel Church
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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