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Funeral arrangements made for Rockford City Manager Michael Young

Posted at 4:20 PM, Jan 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-28 16:20:28-05

ROCKFORD, Mich. — Funeral and visitation arrangements have been scheduled for Rockford City Manager Michael Young, who died Wednesday after suffering a stroke.

Young’s visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Pederson Funeral Home, 127 N. Monroe St., according to a release.  His funeral will be Feb. 1 at Our Lady of Consolation Church, 4865 11 Mile Rd. NE.

Prior to the funeral, there will be a police-escorted procession through downtown Rockford beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Young, 48, suffered a stroke on Monday and died Wednesday.   He served as Rockford’s city manager for more than 20 years, beginning in 1995.

According to a release, the Michael F. Young ’90, ’94 Scholarship Fund has been set up in his honor at Grand Valley State University.

Rockford’s City Council will meet Feb. 8 to determine an interim city manager.