1921 Lillian 2010

Lillian Young

May 28, 1921 — August 4, 2010

Lillian B. Young, 89, of Sabetha, died Wednesday, August 4, 2010 surrounded by loving family members at the Sabetha Community Hospital. Lillian, the daughter of Oliver and Lula (Jacobia) Gilbert, was born May 28, 1921 at Granada, Kansas. She was one of six children.

Until moving to the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha several years ago, she had resided in Seneca since 1960.

She married Noel F. Young on December 17, 1938 in Falls City, Nebraska. To this union, they had two sons while living in Sabetha where Noel was employed by Holdren Poultry. In 1950, the family moved to Bern where Noel and Lillian operated Young Produce. In 1960, they moved to Seneca and operated the business until 1968. Lillian was then employed at the Florence Ann Shoppe until 1988.

Lillian was a member of the Seneca United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, collecting dolls, and painting landscapes and still life. One of her greatest joys was giving her paintings to friends and family members.

Survivors include her two sons, Donald L. Young, Sr. (Barbara) of Bern, and Robert W. Young of Kansas City, Missouri. She also leaves a sister, Alice Woodson of Muncie, Indiana. Other survivors include her grandchildren, Pam Durre of Hiawatha, Cindy Carlson of Fairview, and Don Young, Jr. of Sabetha, along with numerous nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Noel, her brother Alvin Gilbert, and her sisters Lola Porter, Grace Houchens, and Norma Jurgensmeier.

Memorial services will be held Wednesday, August 11 at 10:00 a.m. at the Popkess Mortuary Chapel with inurnment in the Sabetha Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Seneca United Methodist Church or the Sabetha United Methodist Church, sent in care of the Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha.


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