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Obits > 1916 - Esther Young

Submitted by Fama Prokup & Robin Pardus

Republic 12-8-1916

Mrs. Daniel Young, for over forty years a resident of Henry County, died at her home on east North street, in Geneseo,on Wednesday morning of last week, apoplexy being the cause of her passing.  Mrs. Young appeared in her usual good health all morning until about 10:30. when she was taken with a stroke of apoplexy and died a few minutes later.  For many years, Mr. and Mrs. Young were residents of Sharon neighborhood north of town, where they have a wide circle of friends.  About three years ago they moved to Geneseo and but a short time ago moved into their new home on east North street.  Both she and her husband have been prominent members of Sharon community and in the life of this city.  To her many friends throughout this part of the county, the news of her sudden death was a sad shock.  Mrs. Young's maiden name was Esther Camerer and she was born at Martinburg, Pennsylvania on May 14, 1851, and was in her sixty -six year at the time of her death.  she came to Illinois about forty years ago was married to Daniel C. Young at Morrison.  Besides her husband her untimely passing is mourned by two son's, Albert and Elmer Young, who live in the vicinity of the long time family home near Erie, and three daughters Mrs. George Crosier of Kasson, Minn., Mrs. Homer H. Palmer of Hillsdale and Mrs. Victor Engdahl of this city.  Mrs. Young also is survived by six sisters.  Funeral services were held from the home on Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock, in charge of Rev. J. F. Robinson of the Methodist church, and assisted by Rev. Wright, of Milan.  The remains were laid to rest in the Sharon cemetery.

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