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Orrie Young, 74, of Industry, Dies
    Orrie Young, 74, of Industry, died Sunday morning at St.Francis Hospital after a long illness. He had been seriously ill for a week. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday at the Industry Methodist Church. Burial will be in Industry Cemetery. The Rev. R. H. Muelder will conduct the services.
    Young was born July 27, 1882, in Industry, a son of James Porter and Margaret Ann Justus Young. On Jan 14, 1911, he married Pear Richey, who survives. He
resided in McDonough County all his life except for 15 years when he lived in Schuyler County.
    He was a retired farmer and merchant. He resided in Industry fir 24 years and operated a grocery store there for a number of years. He is also survived by a brother, Ed Young of Industry; a half-brother, Ira Young, Decatur; a sister, Mrs. Grace Bridges, Blandinsville; and a half-sister, Mrs. Nellie Logan, Arcola.
    A brother, Willis Young, and a sister, Myrtle, died previously.
    Friends may call at the Clugston Funeral Home in Macomb until noon Tuesday and then at the Young residence in Industry.

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The Rushville Times, August 1956
Funeral Services For Orrie Young, 74, Held At Industry Wednesday
     Orrie Young, of Industry, a retired farmer and merchant, and a former resident of the Rushville community, died Sunday morning at St. Francis hospital, in
Macomb, following a long illness. He was 74 years old.
     He was born July 27, 1882, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Porter Young, in Oakland township, Schuyler county. He married Pearl Ritchey, Jan. 14, 1911. He had
resided in McDonough county the last 15  years and for a time operated a grocery store at Industry.
     Besides his wife, he leaves one brother, Ed, of Industry; one sister, Mrs. Grace Bridges, Blandinsville; a half-brother, Ira Young, Decatur, and a half-sister, Mrs.
Nellie Logan, Arcola.

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