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June 27, 2019
Mark Burgess Young

Obit Mark Burgess Young1951 – 2019

Mark Burgess Young died peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the age of 68. Mark was born Jan. 10, 1951, in Nampa, Idaho, to Dale and Helen Young. Mark moved with his family to Granger in 1961 where he attended school and graduated from Granger High School. He was drafted into the military and served as an MP in the United States Army. Upon his discharge, he returned to Granger and began working at the Tooele Army Depot as a Diesel Mechanic and later at Dugway Proving Grounds. When he retired from government service, he spent his time finding the latest deals at the DI, taking trips to Wendover, antique shows, car shows and many hours caring for his father and mother. Mark spent lots of time with his family and was the favorite uncle of his nieces and nephews.  

He is preceded in death by his mother, Helen Burgess Young; father, Dale Young; and nephew, Cody Young. He is survived by his siblings, Steven (Patricia) Young, David (Jody) Young, Susan (Michael) Tucker; 10 nieces and nephews; and 35 grand-nieces and nephews, who adored him.  

Funeral services will be held Wednesday. July 3, 2019’ at 10 a.m., at Valley View Funeral Home, 4335 W. 4100 South, West Valley City, where a viewing will be held from 9 – 9:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will follow at Valley View Memorial Park.

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