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Alberta Young
Alberta Young
Alberta V. Young, age 90, of Goose Lake died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012.

A funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston, with Pastor Greg Geier officiating.

Burial will take place in the Center Grove Cemetery, rural Goose Lake. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren and spouses, Dan and Sheila Bormann and Ryan and Marci Unruh; two grandchildren, Lance Bormann and Shelby Bormann and two nephews, Steve Young and Lonnie Diercks.

A visitation will be held 9-10 a.m., prior to the service at the church. A visitation will be held 2-5 p.m., Tuesday. Jan. 1, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston.

Alberta was born Dec. 17, 1922, the daughter of John and Viola Gielow Stolk in rural Clinton. She attended Goose Lake High School and graduated with the class of 1941.

She married Meredith W. Young Feb. 3, 1942, in Kahoka, Mo. Meredith died Aug. 31, 1993.

Alberta farmed with her husband for 30 years before retiring and moving to Goose Lake in 1974. She also worked in the Northeast School lunchroom for 15 years.

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Preston, where she taught Sunday school for over 40 years. Alberta was also a member of the Mary Circle and the Women of the Moose.

Alberta loved playing card games and visiting with friends. Most of all, Alberta enjoyed spending time with family.

Alberta will be dearly missed by her daughter, Sandra Ann (Robert) Unruh of Charlotte; two grandchildren, Sheila (Dan) Bormann of Clinton and Ryan (Marci) Unruh of DeWitt and two great-grandchildren, Lance and Shelby Bormann of Clinton.

Alberta was preceded in death by her parents John and Viola, and husband, Meredith.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Alberta's memory. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com.


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