Robert James Young, 73, died January 16, 1991, in Salt Lake City.

Born February 15, 1917 in Log Cabin, Colorado, to Grace Luther and William Young. Married LaVerne M. Odencrans on November 28, 1942 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She died March 5, 1986. He had over 40 years of experience in environmental, civil, and hydraulic engineering, having lived and worked in Wyoming, Colorado, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Egypt, and Lebanon. He graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1941 and served as a senior staff officer, US Army Air Corps, during World War II.Survived by one son and two daughters and their partners, David and Karen Young, Salt Lake City; Wendy and Clyde Douglass, Cheyenne, Wyoming; Lynne Young and Vic Juskauskas, Salt Lake City; four grandchildren, Davona, Christopher, Stephanie and Andrew; brother, Bill, Torrington, Wyoming.

In keeping with his wishes, no funeral services will be held, but we will celebrate his life.

"Leaves falling

Lie on one another;

The rain beats the rain."

"It is only change that is at work here."

Funeral Directors, Wasatch Lawn Mortuary.

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