Daniel S. Young, age 62, of Escanaba passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 while working at his cottage in Stonington.
Dan was born October 19, 1955 in Pontiac, Michigan, the son of Edwin and Noreen (Gafney) Young. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Lou Nicholson on November 9, 1979. He was best known as the owner and operator of the Whiffletree clothing store in Escanaba.
Dan is survived by his wife, Bonnie of Escanaba; sons, EJ Garrett and Graham Porter Young of Escanaba, Jeff Carlson of Alaska, Brad Carlson of Maryland and Torrey Carlson of Tennessee; 13 grandchildren; brothers, Chris Young of Michigan and Andy Young of New York; sisters, Patty Stoner of Michigan, Penny Schrieber of Michigan, and Mary Beth Fileta of Maryland and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Derek Carlson, and his parents.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 2 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Close family and friends will Celebrate His Life at 5:00 PM at the funeral home. A luncheon will follow at 6:00 PM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Escanaba. Dan will be laid to rest in the Lakeview Cemetery.