Wayne Young
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December 3, 1943 ~ August 27, 2018

Wayne Young, 74, of Washougal, WA, a devoted husband, father and grandfather, peacefully passed away at home in the care of his loving family on Mon., Aug. 27, 2018. He was born in Vancouver, WA to mother Magdalin and father Leo Young, both of whom are predeceased.
Wayne attended Washougal High School, then Clark College, where he earned an Associate Degree before dedicating himself to nearly four decades of service as a Journeyman Machinist with Georgia Pacific Corp, retiring at the age of 58.
Wayne met and married the love of his life, Mary, in 1964. They lived in Washougal, WA, where Wayne and Mary raised their two children, Monica and Todd.
In 2015, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a party, surrounded by friends and family.
An avid outdoorsman, Wayne held a lifetime interest in upland game hunting and fishing, as well as expressed a deep appreciation for natural habitats. He could often be found fishing on the Washougal River or on one of his favorite walks through Goot Park. He was a lover of dogs, having raised and cared for several Labrador Retrievers in his lifetime, all whom he considered members of the family. He maintained a long affiliation with The Wildlife League and was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Church.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary; their two children: daughter, Monica (Paul); son, Todd (Catherine); his brother, Leon (Sharon); and his grandson, Eric. Wayne has numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, in Camas, WA, 324 N.E. Oak Street. Rosary begins at 10:15 a.m. and Mass at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service and Committal at Camas Cemetery. A reception will follow after the graveside service at Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 S.E. Lake Road, Camas, WA 1:00 p.m.
Donations of remembrance can be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 324 N.E. Oak Street, Camas, WA 98607.
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Published in The Columbian on Sep. 2, 2018.
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