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Monday August 25th, 2008 11:30AMRural Park Cemetery, Inghams Mills, NY Cemetery
Rural Park Cemetery Obituary
Mr. Kenneth E. Youker 85 of 114 Oak Mountain Drive Salisbury Center, died Thursday August 21, 2008 in Little Falls Hospital, where he had been a patient since August 19th.
He was born in Dolgeville on July 15, 1923 the son of Earl and Nina (Sponable) Youker and attended school in Stratford.
A veteran of WW II he served honorably from May 1943 until he was discharged on January 22, 1946 with the rank of Tech 4. He served with the Headquarters Detachment of 435th Medical Battalion. He was awarded the following medals for his service, World War II Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
Ken was united in marriage to the former Barbara E. Candage on February 28, 1946 in Rotterdam Junction, New York. Mrs. Youker predeceased him on December 31, 2003.
Ken was a self employed logger for many years.
His personal hobbies were fishing, puzzles (Cryptograms) and showing various card tricks.
He is survived by his daughter and son in law Vicki and Dan Bailey with whom he lived, his Sisters Christine and John Steciak of Dolgeville, Clara Maine of Utica, his brothers Lendol Youker of Schenectady, Earl Youker Jr. of Stratford, Harvey Youker of Horseheads, NY, his grandchildren Eric Barton, Daniel Bailey II and Dana Bailey, several Nieces & Nephews. He was predeceased by his Brothers Leon, Roy and Ivan and his sisters Marlene Barnes, Jeanne Snyder and Iva Mae Evaner.
Graveside services with Military Honors will be held on Monday August 25th, 2008 at 11:30 AM in the Rural Park Cemetery, Inghams Mills. There are No Calling Hours.