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Larry D. Youngs Feb. 2, 1938 - Jan. 16, 2009

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MONTEVIDEO -- Larry Duane Youngs, 70, of Alexandria, formerly of Montevideo, died Friday, at Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Montevideo. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

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Visitation will be Tuesday afternoon and evening with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. and with a prayer service at 6:30 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Montevideo.

He was born Feb. 2, 1938, in Renville to Lawrence and Martha (Hoff) Youngs. He graduated from Renville High School in 1956. He was in the U.S. Air Force for four years, serving in Canada and California.

He married Jacquelyn Leuk on Oct. 24, 1959, in Sacred Heart. He worked for NSP for a short time in Granite Falls and began working as an agent for MSI in Willmar. After about a year in Willmar, they moved to Montevideo, where he sold insurance for MSI and sold real estate before retiring in 2003. In 2005, he moved to a lake location near Alexandria.

He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, the Lions, Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, Fiesta Board and the MSI Presidents Club.

He is survived by his three children: Jeff (and Julie) Youngs of Paynesville, Steve (and Andrea) Youngs of Moose Lake and Pam (and Rod) Voorhees of Montevideo; 10 grandchildren; siblings: Jackie (and Dan) Mulder of Renville and Mike (and Vonnie) Youngs of Marshall; and special friend: Jan Bresson of Battle Lake.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 1989.

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