Ed Young, K8HYG

Ed Young, K8HYG, passed away on December 4, 2011, at
age 89. A long time resident of Eau Claire recently he
was living in an assisted living home in Buchanan. Ed
was an active member and officer of BARA believed to
be President many years ago. Ed was a WWII vet. After
the war he was a barber by trade, starting in Eau Claire,
then to Niles.
Besides being an active Ham operator he was a fire
department volunteer in Eau Claire, a member of the
Eau Claire American Legion and the VFW in
Dowagiac. He also served on the Berrien County Youth
Fair Board, leader in the 4-H and was Net Control Sta-
tion for the Berrien County ARES net.
Friends were invited to visit with familyWednesday
evening, Dec. 7, 2011, at the BowermanFuneral Home in Eau
Claire. The funeral service was Thursday,
Dec. 8, 2011, at the Eau Claire Community Church. Burial
with Military Rites followed the service.
Credit the Herald-Palladium Dec. 7, 2011, obituary section.