Born: December 21, 1918
Died: April 25, 2010
Winifred L. Young, 91, Minneapolis, Kansas, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2010 at the Ottawa County Health Center, Minneapolis, Kansas.
Winnie was born December 21, 1918 in McPherson, Kansas to Leonard and Gladys (Fairley) Buehre. On September 27, 1939 Winnie was united in marriage with Clayton J. Young in Salina, Kansas. He preceded her in death on October 26, 1968. She was a homemaker and a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Minneapolis.
Besides her parents and her husband, Winnie was also preceded in death by two children, Jean and Joe Young.
Survivors include her children, Cathy Nelson and her husband Gerald of Morris, Illinois, Mary Bitler and her husband Gary of Minneapolis, Jayne Vandaveer and her husband Gregg of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Bob Young and his wife Jan of Waukee, Iowa, and Jenny Gotti and her husband Mike of Tescott; her daughter-in-law Linda Young-Meyer of Tescott; her brother Leonard Buehre and his wife Lyla of Salina; her sister Joan Patterson of Florissant, Colorado; 16 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Minneapolis with the Rev. Ken Lohrmeyer officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery, Tescott, Kansas. Visitation will begin at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday at Wilson Shields Funeral Home where a prayer vigil and rosary will begin at 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the church or the Ottawa County Health Center and may be left in care of the funeral home.