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Richard 'Rick' Young

Obituary for Richard 'Rick' Young

March 11, 1960 - March 19, 2018
Creston, Iowa | Age 58


Richard 'Rick' Young, 58, of Creston, died Monday, March 19, 2018 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Britt Minson will facilitate the service. Gathering of family and friends will be one hour prior to the service starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Creston. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family. Online condolences can be made at

Richard Young was born on March 11, 1960; one of eight children to Doris Irene (Miller) Young and Francis Aloysious Young. He attended East Union High School in Afton and graduated from there with the class of 1978.

Rick was united in marriage to Karla Ann Fletchall on January 19, 2010 in Union County. Together they resided in Creston where Rick worked at Green Valley Chemical until his health declined in 2014. Rick was a former Abate Member.

Rick is survived by his wife Karla of Creston; daughter Hailey of Creston; mother-in-law Bonnie Fletchall of Clearfield; four sisters, Linda (husband Jean) Benoit of Creston, Carolyn (husband Dennis) Abel of Creston, Sharon (husband Dean) Nickles of Polk City and Tina (husband Brett) Chapman of Creston; two brothers, Tony Young of Creston and Jim Young of Creston; brothers-in-law Daniel Booher of Albany, Mo. and Max (wife Susie) Fletchall of Clearfield; sisters-in-law Carol Smith of Creston and Cindy (husband Brad) Mattson of Bailey, Colo.; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Preceding Rick in death were his parents, brother, Larry Young and sisters-in-law Bev Young and Debra Booher and his father in-law Jerry Fletchall.


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PO Box 431
Creston, IA 50801
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