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Monte D. Young


Monte D. Young, age 75, of rural Dalton, passed away in Bridgeport, NE on May 6, 2022, at Morrill County Community Hospital. Cremation has taken place. A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel and Cremation is in charge of the arrangements.

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Monte was born on August 19, 1946, to Donald and Margaret (Reimers) Young in Dalton, NE. Monte grew up on the family farm west of Gurley. He attended Gurley Schools and graduated from Gurley High School in 1964. He then attended Scottsbluff Junior College for 2 years. He then returned to the family farm.

He married Susan Eddy on June 10, 1967. To this union were born 5 children. They raised their family on the farm west of Dalton. He farmed his entire life and loved it dearly. Monte loved planting the crops and tilling the fields, and especially loved wheat harvest. He served on the Dalton Volunteer Fire Department for 32 years. He also served on the Dalton Grain Elevator Board, the Cheyenne County 4-H Council and the St. Mary’s Church Council. Monte was the Assistant Scout Master of Troop 92 of Dalton. He truly enjoyed many years of camping at Laramie Peak with the boy scout troops.

Monte enjoyed many Sunday afternoon drives in his Corvette with Susan. He loved spending time with his family and filling their heads with many stories and his silly ‘dad jokes.’ He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Susan, children Buffy and husband David Dye of Dalton, Donald and wife Dianna Young of Dalton, Michelle and husband Jeff Pohl of Bridgeport, Allison and husband Ryan Mader of Buffalo, WY, and Andrew and wife Kisa Young of Billings, MT. Grandchildren Broc (Tiffani) Dye, Rhett Dye (Grace Dobrinski), Kort Dye (Carly Fortune), Ethan Young, Kylie Young (Anthony Abreu), Jocelyn, Delaney and Laurel Pohl, Redic, Trajen and Taelyn Mader, Great Grandchildren Braelynn and Rayah Dye, Sister Trudy (Robert) Kettler and Ann Prime.

He is preceded in death by his Mother Margaret (Reimers) Young, his Father Donald Young, his Mother-in-Law Caroline Eddy, Father-in-law William Eddy, Brother David Young, Brother-in-law Billy Eddy, Brother-in-law Chris Jacobus, cousins Dorwin Reimers and Larry Shelley, and Beloved Grandson Davis Dye.

Memorials may be made to the Davis Dye Memorial Scholarship or the Dalton Volunteer Fire Department.


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