Merikay Young, 68, of Como Park, died Dec. 31. She is remembered by her friends as a kind person.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Erik and Helen Mattson; sisters, Gloria and Gayle; husband, Michael; and grandson, Orion. She is survived by her daughter, Karragh (Travis); son, Rykken; grandchildren, Kolbjorn and Kallum; and brother, Eric.
Her funeral service was held Jan. 7 at Como Park Lutheran Church, with interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.