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David H. Young

September 12, 1961 ~ March 31, 2018 (age 56)
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David Young, age 56, of Merrill, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Hospice House in Wausau. He was born September 12, 1961 in Merrill to James Sr. and Mary Ann (Weisman) Young. On September 28, 2001, he and Christine (Mootz) Peck were united in marriage. She survives.

Dave worked many years in the production line at Sierra Pacific Windows. In his spare time he enjoyed watching Eagles, deer hunting, working outdoors and woodworking. Dave cherished time spent with family, especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed spending time at his in-laws 4 wheeling through the woods. Dave was an avid collector of many things including anything and everything with Eagles, model cars, hot wheels and Coca-Cola Polar Bears. He loved going for walks and spending time with his family. Dave will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his wife: Christine Peck-Young, Merrill; father: James (Marcy) Young Sr.; four daughters: Loniann (Timothy) Osness, Stephanie Young, Michelle (Jeff Raymer) Peck, and Melissa (Todd) Lillie; 11 grandchildren: Tiffany, Jayden, Jordan, Violet, Danica, Miranda, Jenna, Anthony, Destiny, Amiya and Brooklyn; seven siblings; Martha (Tom) Johnson, Carol (Gary) Hartwig, Diane (Tim Sprenger) Plautz, Bonnie (Tim) Banaszak, Jim Young, Tom Young and Jeff Young; father and mother- in-law: Franklin and Alice Mootz; brothers and sisters-in-law; Holly (Doug) Thomas, Floyd Mootz, Rudolph Mootz and Franklin (Deanna) Mootz; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Ann, brothers, Roger Weisman and John Young, sisters-in-law, Bonnie Young and Jamie Young, and great nephew, Damon Johnson.

A Memorial Service for David will be held at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Waid Funeral Home. Rev. Scott Gustafson will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 AM until the time of service on Wednesday, also at the funeral home. Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at


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