Monte E. Young, age 82, of Isanti died December 3, 2021 at Mercy Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 8th at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Francis. A time for visiting will be held on hour prior to the service. Interment will be in West Oak Grove Cemetery.
Monte Edward Young was born April 5, 1939 in Charles City, Iowa to Glendon and June (Trask) Young. He graduated from Spring Lake Park High School and then attended Dunwoody learning masonry. On June 4, 1960 Monte married Mary Bjergo in Spring Lake Park. They made their home in Coon Rapids and then onto other locations within Anoka County to raise their family. Thirty years ago they moved to Bradford Township where they have lived ever since. Monte worked as a superintendent in commercial construction for A & P Construction for 39 years. After retiring at 62, he developed a real love for playing golf especially the many rounds with his brother Roger. He enjoyed antiquing and collecting vintage outdoor themed items with hand carved duck decoys being one of his favorites. He also was an avid reader with a strong interest in western novels. Monte and Mary have been members at Trinity Lutheran Church since the 1960’s.
Monte passed away December 3, 2021 at Mercy Hospital after a long struggle with cancer at the age of 82 years, 7 months and 28 days.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Mary; 5 children, Shelly (Glen) Schneider, Scott (Gloria) Young, Shawn (Lisa) Young, Jody (Eric) Sand, and David (Cindi) Young; 3 siblings, Roger (Dottie) Young, Glenda (Sam) Tempesta, and Bruce (Diane) Young; 13 grandchildren, Sara, Joshua, Zachary, Amanda, Lindsey, Ashley, Shawna, Allison, Erica, Jared, Owen, Tyler and Nick; 10 great-grandchildren, Oliver, Audrey, Henley, Charlie, Jack, Keandre, Kailyn, Kyleigh, Kaileece and Evelyn; and by other relatives and friends.