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Evelyn Marie (Lewis) Young

Mar 04, 2014

Evelyn Marie (Lewis) Young, 86, Donnellson, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at at the Ft. Madison Community Hospital in Ft. Madison.

Friends may call and meet with the family from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson with the Rev. Peggy Ellingson officiating.

Burial will at the Embury Cemetery rural Donnellson. A memorial has been established in her memory to the P.A.W. Animal Shelter.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Born Feb. 20, 1928, in Hurdland, Mo., she was the daughter of Ural and Geneva (Cooper) Lewis. On April 11, 1944, she married Melvin Cleo Young in Ft. Madison. He preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and member of the Embury United Methodist Church. She enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals. In her younger years she loved to garden, fish, sew and dance. She enjoyed spending time with her family, particularly her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include one daughter, Luanna (Joe) Culpitt of Donnellson; one son, Kevin (Amanda) Young of Madison Lake, Minn.; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two great-grandsons; one step-great-granddaughter; and special friend, Dwight Krebill.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and her siblings.

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