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GRANDVIEW, WA–MAUDIE A. YATES, 91, of Grandview died Saturday at Walla Walla General Hospital. Born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., she worked as a nurse for 29 years in Grandview.
Survivors include her sons, Bill Yates of Olympia and Ken Yates of Benton City; her brothers and sisters, Mildred Means of Weston, Ore., Glen Blasdel of Prosser, Earl Blasdel of Pasco, Don Blasdel of Moses Lake and Jim Blasdel of Fruita, Colo.; and 14 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home in Grandview.
--Yakima Herald-Republic (WA) - November 9, 1998.

DALLAS, TX--MRS. ANN YOUNG, of 3207 Dartmouth, a Dallas resident for three years, died Friday in a Dallas hospital after a short illness.  She was a native of Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Survivors are her son, William Robert Young, Jr. of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Mrs. R. B. Smith and Mrs. H. J. Ware Jr., both of Dallas, and five grandchildren.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday in Marrs-Mundy-Quill Funeral Chapel, 3000 Mapel.  Low Mass will be celebrated Monday noon in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3811 Oak Lawn.  The Rev. William J. Stack will be celebrant.  Burial will be in Calvary Hill Cemetery.  
Pallbearers will be Harry Ware Jr., Basil Ware, John C. Read, Garnet Harvin, Paul Storm Sr. and Robert D. Boren.
--Dallas (TX) Morning News, Nov 1, 1958.

Memphis, TN--CHARLIE 'BUSTER' YOUNG, 96, of Oak Ridge, Mo., formerly of Memphis, commercial fisherman in Memphis, died of heart disease Friday at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Memphis, where he was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau has charge. Mr. Young, the widower of Mable Evans Young, leaves a daughter, Bonnie W. Eulinberg of Oak Ridge; a son, Charles Milton Young of Memphis, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  --Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) - April 12, 1997

PAULINE YOUNG, 83, passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 at Jackson Manor.  She was born Aug. 16, 1927 in Cape Girardeau, fifth child and second daughter of Frederick R. and Ruth Smith Schumacher.  
She and the love of her life, Russell "Sunny" Young, eloped to Mississippi County, Ark., July 21, 1944.  They set up house in Cape Girardeau and were blessed with four children--a son, Mike, and three daughters, Vicki, Julie and Sandi.
Pauline and Sunny had many interests; one of these was bowling and both were accredited bowlers.  Along with other business partners they opened Cape Bowling Lanes in 1959, and shared their love of the sport with their children.  Many hours of fun family time can be remembered by many at Cape Bowling Lanes.  
Sunny and Pauline were appointed to manage the Cape Girardeau License Bureau Office, and when Sunny passed away Dec. 8, 1965, Pauline took all the responsibilities of that job, as well as the job of being both mom and dad to their growing children.
Pauline's interest in politics grew as her family did, and in 1974 she resigned her position with the license bureau to run on the Democratic ticket for recorder of deeds, where she served until 1977.  She returned to her position as manager of the local license bureau in 1978 and continued to be active in the Democratic Party.
She was vice chairwoman of the Cape County Democratic Committee and was proud of being the 8th District delegate from Missouri to the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco in 1984.
She was a stylish, active, energetic lady and never liked being idle for long.  She was administrator of health and welfare for Craftsman Independent Union, Realtor with Cape Realty Co., served on the Salvation Army Board of Directors and was a member of St. Vincent's Catholic Church.
Survivors include a son, Mike (Ana) Young of Granite Bay, Calif; three daughters, Vicki (Mike) Long of Kennett, Mo., Julie (Vince) Draper of Benton, Mo., Sandi Young of LaQuinta, Calif.; a granddaughter, Laura Putnam; two great-grandchildren, Riley and Emmie Putnam; a brother, Albert Schumacher of Minnesota; a brother-in-law, Edward Downs of Cape Girardeau; a special nephew, Edward L. Downs Jr.; and a special family friend and caregiver to Pauline, Betty Williamson of Cape Girardeau.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two brothers, Carl and Howard Schumacher; and a sister, Juanita Downs.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.  The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Oscar Lukefahr officiating.  
A private memorial service for the family will follow at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum.  --Contributed by Catherine Allison.

CAPE GIRARDEAU--RANDOL C. YOUNG, 57, of Dallas, Texas, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1991, at Humana Medical City Hospital in Dallas.
    He was born Dec. 28, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of Earl and Lucille Young. He and Carmen Elizabeth Matias of New York were married July 17, 1982.
    Young graduated from Central High School in 1952, and from Southeast Missouri State University in 1956. He served four years in the U.S. Navy, and attained the rank of lieutenant junior grade.
    He then returned to Cape and to his position in the men’s department at JCPenney on Main Street. He then worked 29 years in marketing management for the catalog division of Penneys in New York.
    The couple moved to Dallas in 1988, where he continued in marketing management at corporate headquarters.
    Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Emily Young of Waterloo, Ill., Ann Leiker of Hazelwood; his mother of Cape Girardeau; a brother, David Young of Jackson; two sisters, Pat McDonald of Fayetteville, Ark., and Virginia Young of Medina, Ohio.
    He was preceded in death by an infant son and his father.
    Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Chapel. The Rev. Jimmie Dace will officiate, with burial in Fairmount Cemetery.
    Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. today.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.

MOUNT SHASTA, CA–THOMAS LEE YOUNG, 80, of Mount Shasta died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1995, at Laurel Crest Manor in Mount Shasta.
No services will be conducted.
Born Sept. 2, 1914, in Jackson, Mo., he moved to Siskiyou County in 1979 from Redding.
He was a millwright for Champion International in McCloud and a World War II Army veteran.
Survivors include son Billy of Mount Shasta; sisters Gladys Bruce and Inez Duchene, both of Redding, and Pat Beck of Riverside; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Mount Shasta Memorial Chapel.
--Redding Record Searchlight (CA) - January 26, 1995

CAPE GIRARDEAU--VERNICE P. YOUNT, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Dec. 4, 2000, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
    She was born Nov. 15, 1909, in Crump, Mo., daughter of Francis M. and Lillie Mae Ackman Craft.
    In 1968, Yount retired from Snyder Barge Co. in Cape Girardeau, where she had been a cook for 20 years. She was a member of Bethlehem General Baptist Church in Crump.
    Survivors include two sisters, Alpha Hedge of Cape Girardeau and Vivian Proffer of Whitewater, Mo.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and a sister.
    Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in jackson, Mo.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Joe Allen will officiate, with burial in Russell Heights Cemetery.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.

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