IN MEMORIAM: Teamsters 688’s retired business representative Pete Youngcourt

Pete Youngcourt, retired business representative for Teamsters Local 688, passed away on March 11, 2022.

Brother Youngcourt retired in 2009 after 40 years as a member. He also served as a trustee on the local’s executive board from 1982 until 2001, was elected several times as a 688 delegate to the International Union Convention, and served on multiple negotiating committees for the UPS contract.

Brother Youngcourt was also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps who served combat duty in the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Catherine Youngcourt (nee Meyer); brother Bob (Carolyn) Youngcourt, Judy Kurran-Gladden, Lori Luter and Penny Koenig; niece Stacy Korman and many other nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held March 21 at Kutis South County Chapel in south St. Louis County.

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