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Virginia ‘Ginny’ Young

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Virginia “Ginny” Young, 90, of Bellefontaine, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at the Hospice of Cincinnati.

She was born in Bellefontaine on May 17, 1923, to the late Don S. and Lorena Woodard Landgraver. She also was preceded in death by her stepfather, Ross McIlvain.

Survivors include her children, Michael A. Young and Christopher J. (Kathleen) Young, both of Findlay, Brian R. (Angela) Young of Cincinnati and Shelley Young of Mendon; six grandchildren, Alicia, Hilary, Emily, Jason, Tim and Karen; and five great-grandchildren.

A devoted mother, she worked at several places in her lifetime, including Mary Rutan Hospital, C.A.C., Merchants Industries, Bull Dog Electric, Copelands and Westinghouse. She also was an accomplished cosmetologist working at the Beauty Bower and Powder Puff salons.

She graduated in 1941 from West Liberty High School, and then attended and graduated from Springfield Beauty Academy. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Bellefontaine, American Legion Harold Kerr Post 173, B.P.O.E. Elks 132, Eagles 2166 and the V.F.W. Frank D. Castle Post 1080.

She enjoyed cooking, with many remembering her culinary creations. She also enjoyed serving and spending time with her family, traveling and all types of music, along with swing dancing.

Ginny loved and influenced many people in her life. She had a servant’s heart and loved helping others whenever she could. The family is truly thankful for all the prayers, positive thoughts and condolences.

Pastor David Frasure officiates a funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial is in the Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.

Family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Logan County Humane Society, 2521 N. U.S. Route 68, Bellefontaine 43311; or Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Road, Cincinnati 45242.

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