With sadness we announce the passing of Albert Young on February 28, 2022, at the age of 85.
Albert was born in Wadena, Saskatchewan. The family moved to White Rock, B.C. and then settled in Alberta in 1952. Al was a good cook and loved to barbecue. He loved sports of all kinds, specially golfing; he had a hole in one in Hawaii and another at Belvedere GCC, where he was a member for 40 years. He enjoyed baseball, fishing, hunting, bowling, camping, and going to Oilers games. He was also a lifelong member of the Edmonton Fish and Game Association.
Al will be lovingly remembered by his high school sweetheart, Jean, his beloved wife of 62 years; brother Alvin; sister Marjorie (Bill) Gilhespy; Brothers-in-law William (Christine) Ruskin, James (Susan) Ruskin; several wonderful nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Al was predeceased by his parents; his brother August; his in-laws Lisbeth and John Ruskin; his sister-in-law Noel; his brother-in-law Ralph Gunderson; and niece Terrina Rehkopf. Cremation has taken place.
For those who wish to pay their respects, a memorial service and celebration of Albert’s life will be held on March 17, 2022, at 1:00 at Refinery Church at 3604 – 76 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6B 2N8 Memorial donations in Al’s name may be made directly to Refinery Church.
Serenity Funeral Service – South
780 450 0101