Linda L. Young, 50|
L. Young (nee Doers), age 50, of West Bend was called home to be with
the Lord on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, following an automobile accident.
Linda was born on Aug. 10, 1963, in Port Washington to Victor and
Caroline “Pat” (nee Preisler) Doers. Following her graduation in 1981
from Port Washington High School, Linda enlisted in the United States
Army where she served as a supply clerk. On June 1, 1983, Linda was
united in marriage to the love of her life, Marvin Young, at Fort
Carson, Colorado. Following her service in the military, Linda and
Marvin moved back to West Bend and Linda began working for the West Bend
Company as a press operator. Her passion for helping those in need
eventually led her to change careers and become a CNA. Throughout her
career she worked for various nursing homes including the Cedar Lake
Health Care Center, Lasata, Mayville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center,
and the Samaritan Health Care Center.
Linda was an avid geocacher, “lindafawn,” and model train hobbyist. She
loved cross-stitching and spending time at her cabin up north. She was a
hard worker and was always on the go. Linda was a proud mother and
grandmother who enjoyed watching her grandson play hockey. She was also
a very loving sister and friend who always lived by her own rules and
had a joy and a zest for life that was unstoppable. Linda is survived by
her husband, Marvin of West Bend; her three children, Nathan (Rachel)
Young of West Bend, Joseph (Nicole) Young of Janesville and Lisa (Chris)
Wanke of Slinger; two grandchildren, Lucas and Sophia Young of
Janesville; her father, Victor (Susan) Doers of West Bend; four sisters,
Sharon Carpenter of West Bend, Vicki (Alex) Montañez of West Bend, Dotty
(Dave) Broughton of Fredonia and Cindy Rae Doers of West Bend; her
brother, Randy (Mary) Doers of McFarland; many nieces; nephews; and
other relatives and close friends.
Linda was preceded in death by her mother, Caroline “Pat” Doers; her
infant sister, Irene Doers; a brother-in-law, Don Carpenter; and her
nephew, Zachary Carpenter.
A funeral service in honor of Linda will be held on Friday, Sept. 20, at
noon at the Myrhum ~ Patten Funeral Home (1315 W. Washington St.) in
West Bend. The Rev. David Kellerman will officiate and burial will
follow in Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the
funeral home on Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at noon.
Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family.
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