Patricia Ann Young, 78, of Russell, Kansas, died on Tuesday, August 09, 2016, at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, Kansas.
Patricia was born on March 24, 1938, in Neodesha, Kansas, the daughter of Fred and Lucille (Chancey) Somer. At age 2 she and her family moved to Russell, Kansas, attended local schools and graduated from Russell High School in the class of 1956. After high school she attended the Wichita Beauty academy. She met, fell in love and was united in marriage to Ronald Charles Young on January 27, 1957, in Russell at the Trinity United Methodist Church. From this union Patricia and Ronald were blessed with 3 sons, Stuart, Scott and Steve. She was a fulltime homemaker and took great pride and joy taking care of her husband and sons. Later in life, she worked with her husband as vice president of General Meter Service. She also enjoyed working as a cake decorator. She enjoyed trap shooting, Kansas University Basketball, NASCAR and cheering on Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Surviving family include her husband of 59 years Ronald, sons Stuart Young and wife Crystal of Russell, Kansas, Scott Young and wife Roxanne of Russell and Steve Young and wife Suzie of Hays, Kansas; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A celebration of Patricia's life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell with Pastor Dennis Gallagher officiating. Visitation will take place from 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at the mortuary with family greeting guests from 6 P.M. to 7 P.M. Tuesday evening. Cremation has preceded the service. Memorials may be given to the Patricia A. Young Memorial Fund and sent in care of Wilson State Bank * P.O. Box 707 * Russell, Kansas 67665 or to the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.