Kraig Allan Young

Monday, April 30, 2018

Kraig Allan Young

Aug. 21, 1976 - April 28, 2018

KEARNEY, Neb. Kraig Allan Young, age 41, of Kearney, passed away at the University of Nebraska Medical Center on Saturday, April 28, 2018. 

He was born in Cambridge, Neb., on Aug. 21, 1976, to Philip and Debra (Stine) Young. Kraig attended and graduated from Cambridge School in 1995. He was active in sports, playing football, basketball, and track. Kraig played on the Trojan State Championship football teams in both 1993 and 1994. He was also a member of the Cambridge State Champion Track Team. He attended McCook Community College, receiving his associate of art in business and finished his bachelor of art in business from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1999.

Kraig was united in marriage to Amanda Berger in Estes Park, Colo., on July 8, 2000. The couple made their home in Kearney.

Kraig was a financial advisor for Securities America and the Young Financial Agency in Kearney. Previous employment was with Morgan Stanley and the Barney Insurance Agency, both of Kearney.

Kraig was a member of the Better Business Bureau of Kearney and First United Methodist Church of Kearney. He enjoyed the outdoors, playing golf, bike riding and spending time in the mountains. His main love was time spent with his family on trips to the mountains of Colorado or to Denver and Kansas City to take in baseball or football games.

He was preceded in death by his father, Philip Young and maternal grandfather, Don Stine.

Kraig is survived by his wife, Amanda; four children, Austin, Abigail, Ryan and Nathan of Kearney; mother, Deb Young of Cambridge; two sisters, Suzanne and husband, Tony Neels of Gothenburg, Neb., and Jessica and husband, Randy Grindle of Kearney; paternal grandparents, Gene and Pat Young of Cambridge; and maternal grandmother, Gwen Stine of Cambridge.

Funeral services will be at Trinity United Methodist Church in Cambridge on Friday, May 4, 2018, at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Cambridge.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge. Friends may leave on-line condolences at lockenour.com. Memorials maybe addressed to the Kraig Young Memorial Fund at the Nebraskaland Bank of Kearney or at Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge.