Thomas Michael Young, 30

Thomas Michael Young, 30

Army Specialist Thomas Michael Young of Des Plaines, Illinois. A beloved husband, father, son, brother, hero and friend.

Tom was a 2003 graduate of Maine West High School in Des Plaines.

He was a veteran of the United States Army serving two tours in Iraq assigned with 10th Mountain Division in support of the Global War on Terror. He attained the rank of Specialist.

He was the beloved husband of Mindy Murillo, loving father of Vivienne and Maggie; cherished son of David and Nancy Young; treasured brother of William and James Young; cherished uncle of Erin.

SPC Thomas M Young lost his battle with PTS on July 23, 2015 after calls to the Veterans Crisis Hotline went unanswered. He was 30 years old.

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  1. Kim Hesser

    People care. I care. I will talk to any and all. I will reach out. I understand some, not all. No one should feel so alone that they feel there is no way home. No way to talk. That they love so much, that they wouldn’t bring this home. They know, I know, that all things cost, and sometimes feel it is our own cross to bear. You are not alone. God bless. In your hour of need, reach out. Scream, cry, LOVE.

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