Ed was born in Hays, Kansas on April 24, 1931, a son of Peter and Katherine (Pfannenstiel) Younger.
He was a devoted member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in McPherson.
Through the years Ed worked for the International Harvester Company as a dealer in WaKeeney, Kansas and worked for Farm Bureau as an Agency Manager in McPherson, Kansas until he retired in 2001.
Ed enjoyed golfing, spending time with his family and grandchildren.
He is survived by the love of his life Dorothy Younger, of McPherson, Kansas; his children, Lonnie Younger and his wife Cindy, of Franklin, Tennessee; Leon Younger and his wife Katherine, of Brownsburg, Indiana; LeRoy Younger and his partner Steven Spillers, of Topeka, Kansas; Tami Kaegi and her husband Grant, of Lenexa, Kansas; his brothers Frank Younger, of Hays, Kansas; Norman Younger, of Hays, Kansas; brother Richard Younger and his wife Betty, of Hays, Kansas; sisters Mary Dreiling and her husband Bob, of Hays, Kansas and sister Cora Sawazhki, of Topeka, Kansas.
He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, Jenny Pietrzak(David), Amy Flynn(Ed), Greg Younger(Lindsey), Will Younger(Noelle), John Younger, Caitlin Montgomery(Norm), Sarah Durham(Keaton), Rachel Schlichter(Kyle), Megan Leiker(Patrick), John Kaegi(Amanda) and Rachel Green(Daniel).
18 great-grandchildren, Sam, MacKenzie, Henry, Jackson, Charlie, Max, Reese, Rhett, Ocean, Lark, McCartney, Edison, Charlotte, Kennedi, Pierce, Lincoln, Lucy, Kaden.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents and his four brothers.
Visitation will be held at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, McPherson, Kansas on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Rosary will start at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, McPherson, Kansas with a Mass of Christian to start at 10:00 a.m with Fr. Ben Shockey officiating.
A private family burial will be held at the McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church or The Lords Diner and they can be sent to Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, Kansas 67460.