Helen Lucile "Bubu" Young, 96, of Huntington, passed away Sept. 25, 2016, at Heritage Pointe, Warren. She was born July 29, 1920, in Boone County.
Her early years were spent near Dover, and she moved to Lebanon in 1965. She later resided in Anderson and Huntington with her family.
Helen was a proud 1938 Dover High School graduate.
She married Charles William Young on Oct. 25, 1938.
Helen was an obstetrics nursing assistant at Witham Hospital for 37 years, retiring in 1986. She devoted her life to her family.
She was the longest living member of the Dover Christian Church. She also attended East Lynn Christian Church, Anderson.
Helen was active in the Dover Ladies Aid and the Lebanette Club, and played in the Top of the Hill Band. She was also a member of the Boone County Extension Choir and participated in Al Stewart's chorale performances at the annual Extension Conferences held at Purdue. She was a member of the Christian Women's Temperance Union and Witham Retirees. She enjoyed hosting the Slim or Sloppy Tops Club Christmas Party for 25 years, and a neighbor's party for 20 years. She never passed up an opportunity to travel or read.
Helen is survived by her son, Dr. Sam K. (Judith) Young of Huntington; grandchildren, Cheryl (Kevin) Brandt of Logansport, Lynn (Lamar) Fogle of Anderson, Charles Eric (Samantha) Young of Wheaton, Ill,, and Damon (Ginger) Young of Greendale, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Kayla Renee Brandt, Lindsey Marie Fogle, Jamisen Lexandra Fogle, Charles Isaac Young, Adeline Delaney Young, Rachel Kathleen Young and Thomas Raymond Young; sister-in-law, Donna Hines; several nieces and nephews; and many extended family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles William Young on March 23, 1945; mother, Hallie Bernice Pickering; father, Bruce Clay Pickering; brothers and sisters-in-law, Walter and Jane Ann Pickering, Wayne and Dorthea Pickering, and infant brother, Marvin Pickering.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson; and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Myers Mortuary, with Dr. Sam Young officiating. Burial will take place at Green Lawn Cemetery in Frankfort.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dover Christian Church, 955 N. SR 75, Lebanon, IN 46052.
Online condolences may be made at www.loosecares.com.
Published on September 26, 2016