Kevin Young


Kevin P. Young, age 21 of Forest City, passed away Thursday (10/6).  Funeral Service will be Wednesday (10/12) at 10:30 AM at the Cornerstone Church in Litchfield with interment at the Forest City Cemetery.  Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 PM.  Arrangements are with the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home of Litchfield.

Kevin Paul Young, the son of John and Tina (Shoutz) Young, was born on May 14, 1990 in Litchfield, MN.  He lived for a short time in Kimball before his family moved to Litchfield in 1994.  In 2000, they moved to there current home just north of Forest City.  Kevin received his education in Litchfield and graduated from Litchfield High School in 2008.  We worked for his dad’s construction company while in high school.  After high school Kevin enlisted in the Marine Corp and became a reservist.  His pride and dedication to the Marine Corp was evident  when, while in training he was promoted twice to the rank of Lance Corporal.  In 2011, he returned to Forest City and worked full time for his dad.  Kevin worked very hard but like to find ways to enjoy work.  He was a fun loving person and was very out going.  Kevin liked being friends with everyone and truly enjoyed all sorts of different people.   One of his passions was the out-doors.  He enjoyed hunting and was a remarkable fisherman. Even though his life was cut much too short, he touched many people with his caring smile and friendliness and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his parents; John and Tina Young of Forest City, brother Alex Young of Forest City, grandparents Doug and Leona Young of Watkins, many other relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his grandparents; Wayne and Sharon Shoutz, cousins; Colten Shoutz and Justin Shoutz and his second cousin; Emily Shoutz.