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Gertrude Helen YoungGertrude H. Young age 82, of Ravenna died Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Spectrum Butterworth. Gertrude was born on June 24, 1930 in Victoria, Minnesota to the late Gilbert and Helen (Bowser) Walter. She married Junior James Young on April 7, 1951 in Ravenna, MI. He preceded her in death on February 25, 2010. Gertrude is survived by: 2 Sons: Thomas (Kristi) Young of Spring Lake, MI and Mark Young of Muskegon. 4 Grandchildren: Adam, Jamie, Jill and Dana and 5 Great Grandchildren. Gertrude was preceded in death by: Parents, Husband: Junior, Daughter: Linda Young, Grandson: Eric Young. 1 Sister: Katheryn Weaver. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be celebrated on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 10:30am at the St. Catherines Catholic Church with Father Fred Brucker celebrant. Burial will be in Ravenna Township Cemetery. The family will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Wednesday January 2, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00pm to greet friends. The Rosary will be prayed at 8:00pm. Memorials may be directed to: St. Thomas Catholic Church. Go to www.throopfhravenna.com to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511
So sorry to hear of Aunt Gert's death. My prayers and sympathy to her family. Vicki Shrum
Vicki (Maclam) Shrum Jan 13 2013 10:05 PM
We will miss her smile and warm friendship and certainly her entertaining that she loved to do. Things will never be the same on Opal Drive.
Lewis Specchio/Madonna Lubbers Jan 2 2013 3:13 PM
My condolences to you and your families, Tom and Mark. I have fond memories of your Mom, Gert. She was like a second mother to me in my early years when I growing up on Milton Street.
Sue Hubbell Hershey Jan 2 2013 11:18 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God Bless you. Don and Patty Bray
Don and Patricia Bray Jan 2 2013 9:04 AM
Gertie's Family: We're so saddened to hear of Gertie's passing but know that she is at peace now with her beloved husband and her heavenly father. Our time we spent with her will be remembered forever. She was certainly a wonderful friend and neighbor to my sister Jessie in Fl. They had such a good visit with her this past summer. Jackie & Eddy Freeman
Eddy & Jackie Freeman Jan 1 2013 8:46 PM
We are so sorry for the loss of such a beloved person. We loved Aunt Gert very much. She will always hold a special place in our hearts.
Jeff and Terri Lynn Wall and family Jan 1 2013 7:22 PM
I will always hold a place in my heart for you. You will be missed dearly.
Cindy Young Dec 31 2012 2:20 PM
tom,mark,Your mother was the kindest and gentlest woman.i have ever met,i feel so fortunate to got to known her and spend time on the farm with her and extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family.
chad freeman Dec 30 2012 9:10 PM