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Swanton Church of the Nazarene
Friday December 17th, 2021
12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Swanton Church of the Nazarene
Friday December 17th, 2021

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Shirley Young

Shirley Young, age 87, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her home, Monday afternoon, December 13, 2021. She was born March 3, 1934 in Maumee, Ohio to Leonard and Madelyn (Shuman) Bellner. Shirley was a 1952 graduate of Maumee High School, and married John Junior Young on October 30, 1954. During the war, she worked for the Army at the Rossford Ordinance Depot.

Shirley was a homemaker raising three kids and was a member of the Swanton Church of the Nazarene. In her spare time, she loved reading, quilting, cross-stitching and working puzzles.

She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Young; sons, Kevin (Judy) Young and Steven (Mary Jane) Young; grandchildren, Ian (Krista) Young, Alexa Young, Allison (Eric) Mentis, Kali Young and Seth Young; a great-grandchild on the way; as well as her sister, Marjorie Preston.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and husband, John.

Visitation will be held Friday, December 17th from 12:00 (Noon) to 2:00 p.m. at the Swanton Church of the Nazarene, where services will begin at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Jacob Hawes officiating. Interment will follow at Swanton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St., Swanton, OH 43558, or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

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Kevin and Judy, our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Barb and Charlie Guess Dec 29 2021 4:49 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I used to work with Cheryl and heard many family stories!

Deb Dec 18 2021 7:08 PM

Cheryl, Kevin, and Steven, Your Mom will be missed. So many memories of playing at your house when we were little. Hugs to you all. ❤️

Kelley Kutzli Everson Dec 16 2021 9:41 PM

I have lost a good friend of over 50 years.

Mickey Kutzli Dec 15 2021 3:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Young

Mickey Kutzli Dec 15 2021 3:18 PM

Aunt Shirley always had a sweet smile on her face and a contagious laugh.

Pat and Barb Frederick Dec 15 2021 11:54 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Young

Carolynn Corthell Dec 15 2021 9:53 AM

My sympathy to Shirley's family. I'll miss our weekly visits 😞

MaryAnn Bernath Dec 14 2021 8:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Young

Patty Carroll Dec 14 2021 5:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Shirley Young

Linda Garmenn Dec 14 2021 4:06 PM