Bobette May Young

August 08, 1924 ‒ April 30, 2012

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Bobette May Young, age 87, of Mansfield passed away April 30, 2012 in Crystal Care Center, Mansfield following a long illness.

She was born August 8, 1924 in Ft. Wayne, IN, the daughter of Gates and Zella (Bowser) Green and was graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1942.

On June 6 of that year she wed Charles “Al” Young, who has remained a faithful, affectionate husband for nearly 70 years. During her four-year stay in the nursing facility, Al visited with her each and everyday, often sharing lunch with his beloved Bobette.

Bobette worked for First National Bank in the records department, and for the City of Mansfield. She left the workforce to care for her grandchildren.

Bobette was born again on June 5, 1966 accepting Christ as her Savior. She was a charter member of Berean Baptist Church, where she loved to help with the nursery. Anticipating their reunion, Al wants to “marry her all over again in Heaven” where they will celebrate an eternal union.

She enjoyed crocheting and sewing. Bobette was famous for her wonderful pie baking, and her active lifestyle. She enjoyed exercise, and even rollerskated with her son into her late 70s.

A loving wife, and devoted mother, she will be missed by her husband Al of Mansfield, son and daughter-in-law Bruce and Donna Young of Mansfield, a daughter Kathi Milligan of Galion, two grandchildren whom she raised Kellie King and Jasen Milligan, a great grandson Kameron King, two sisters Dona Owen and Sheila Huff both of Mansfield, and nieces, nephews and extended family, and her devoted friend Martha Hall of Mansfield.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter at birth Susan K. Young, and a brother William Green.

Funeral services through the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where held at the convenience of the family. Pastor David Pound officiated and burial was in Mansfield Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association through the funeral home.

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