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  • Visitation:  10-11 a.m.  Wednesday at St. Charles Catholic Church, Greenville
  • Funeral:  11:00 a.m.  Wednesday at church

Mrs. Lois L. Young, age 86, of Greenville, formerly of Lansing, passed away late Sunday morning, Jan. 25, 2009 at Metron of Greenville.

The daughter of John & Iva (Lutz) Cole, she was born on June 9, 1922 in Iron Mountain and was a devoted wife and mother. Mrs. Young had been a Foster Grandparent at Walnut Hills School and also had been active with the Commission on Aging in Stanton. She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harold Gustaf; her husband, Ronald R. Young on Feb. 13, 1973; and a son-in-law, Roger Christensen.

Surviving are her children, Kenneth Young of Owosso and Sharon Christensen of Greenville; seven grandchildren, Jamee & Al Zielke of Whitmore Lake, Mike Young of Florida, David & Cheryl Young of California, Lisa & Danny Forbes of Canada, Melissa Young of Flint, Shanna & Ken Clark, and Chad Christensen, all of Greenville; and seven great grandchildren.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009 at St. Charles Catholic Church, Greenville, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10-11 a.m.  The Rev. Father Phil Salmonowicz will preside and burial will take place privately at Fort Custer National Cemetery near Battle Creek.

Instead of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Charles Catholic Church. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Mrs. Youngs online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please click the “Sign Guest Book” link above.


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  1. Anonymous on January 25, 2009 at 12:00 am


    01/30/2009 –

    Brenda Tipton

    Sharon I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I know how close you and your mother was. You two had a very special bond. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    01/28/2009 –

    Brian Simones

    Sharon & Jamee, So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Brian and Penny & Madison Simones

    01/27/2009 –

    Deb Curler

    Sharon, Sorry to hear about your Mother. She was the best friend of my mother Wynny Riches. I have great memories of the two of them together. Good memories are what help us get thru all of this. My families thoughts are with you. D.Curler & family

    01/26/2009 –

    Stephen Hole

    Sharon, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I worked for your mom when she lived at Pine Manor. We enjoyed many wonderful talks.
    Stephen Hole.

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