He attended Haas School. He was a dairy farmer who lived on the home farm all his life and enjoyed coon and rabbit hunting. He was a member of Union Hill United Methodist Church where he held many offices.
He is survived by his wife Ruth E. (Zumbach) Youngen whom he married December 1, 1949 and his daughter Brenda (Ura) Miller of Dover.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Delmer Youngen.
Services will be held on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Union Hill United Methodist Church at Sugarcreek with Rev. Carl Kandel officiating. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday 6-8 PM at Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek. Memorials may be made to the Building Fund at Union Hill United Methodist Church. For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register.
Smith-Varns Funeral Home of Sugarcreek