Kenneth Fitch Youngquist, 88, machinist, heavy equipment mechanic

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Kenneth Fitch Youngquist, of Calabash, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick. He was 88.

Mr. Youngquist was born on Feb. 8, 1927, in Norwalk, Connecticut, a son of the late Adolf and Florence Scribner Youngquist.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, a (Jack of many trades) machinist for Curran-Waring Equipment of Norwalk, Connecticut, a heavy equipment operator/mechanic and owner/operator of Georgetown Auto & Truck Service in Georgetown, Connecticut for 14 years in partnership with his cousin, Alan Scribner. Kenneth was an avid gardener and enjoyed fishing and boating alike.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Ann Youngquist; son, Paul Youngquist and wife, Janet, of Antrim, New Hampshire; sister, Marion Ziem, of Wilton, Connecticut; and two grandchildren, Jaime and Emma Young.

No local services will be announced.

A memorial service will be conducted in Wilton, Connecticut at a later date.

In lieu of gifts/flowers please send donations to the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE, Bolivia, NC 28422.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Brunswick Funeral Service.

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