Burt Young, 89, of Lincoln passed away on September 29, 2016. He was born on August 4, 1927, in Decatur, Iowa, to Frank and Ressie (Creal) Young. He served in the Merchant Marines in World War II and later advocated for Merchant Mariner rights. Burt married Lois (Borgman) on January 23, 1949.
He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the College of Pharmacy. He practiced in California and Nebraska at Hamilton, Wagey Drug, Four Star, and Osco Drug, as well as owning his own business: Young's Plaza Pharmacy. He enjoyed travel, cribbage, reading and spending time with friends and family.
Burt is survived by his daughter, Joan (Doug) Daharsh; his grandchildren, Emily (Curt) Suing and Lance Daharsh; his great-grandchild, Sawyer; and his best friend, Elaine Boswell, all of Lincoln. He is preceded in death by wife, Lois and brother, Earl.