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Elmer J. Younger

March 11, 1924 — October 31, 2020

Elmer J. Younger


Elmer Joseph Younger, age 96, of Hays, Kansas passed away, Saturday, October 31, 2020 in Hays. He was born March 11, 1924 in rural Ellis County, Kansas to Alois and Matilda (Hertel) Younger. On February 6, 1951 he married Lucille (Augustine). She preceded him in death on March 16, 1983.

Elmer was a lifelong Farmer. He also was a furniture builder and did scroll saw work. He enjoyed family time with his daughter and grandchildren. He also enjoyed music and had played guitar in Angies Polka Band.

He is survived by his daughter, Donna McDaniel and husband Richard of Memphis, Missouri; his grandson, Jeremy McDaniel and wife Cynthia of Memphis, Missouri as well as three great grandchildren, Nicholas, Jacob and Aaron.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Donald Younger; a brother, Marvin Younger and three sisters, Mildred Windholz, Albina Stecklein and Martina Kreutzer.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Brocks-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

Burial will follow in the St. Josephs Cemetery, Hays.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Cancer Council of Ellis County.

Condolences may be left by guest book at or by email at


Funeral Service Thursday

November 5, 2020

10:00 AM

2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601

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