He was born November 26, 1933 in Benson, IL to Conrad E. and Florence E. (Linnemann) Yount.
He married Edith (Alessio) Yount on October 31, 1964 in Grove City, PA.
Surviving are Edith of Peoria Heights; six children, Rebecca (William) Creek of Mapleton, Philip Yount of Peoria, William (Andrea) Yount of Lacey, WA, Kathryn (Matthew) Rademaker of Mapleton, Benjamin Yount of Chillicothe, and Gina (Justin) Jeffries of Groveland; and fourteen grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
Lynn retired from the Illinois Department of Corrections and from the State of Illinois as an education administrator.
He served in the United States Navy for four years during the Korean War.
Lynn was an active member of the Catholic Church. He enjoyed family gatherings, playing cards, and bowling with friends over the years.
He was a member of the Peoria American Legion Post #2, Knights of Columbus, Spaulding Council 427, and the Peoria German-American Society.
He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.
Lynn loved playing softball.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Tuesday, September 23rd at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville with the recitation of the Rosary at 6:45 pm. There will also be a visitation from 9 to 10 am Wednesday, September 24th at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 2525 S. Skyway Rd., Bartonville followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. The celebrant will be Father David Heinz.
Burial, with military honors by the Navy and American Legion Post #2, will follow in Springdale Cemetery, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home or Peoria American Legion Post #2.
To view Lynn’s memorial DVD and submit online condolences to the family, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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