|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1907|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 1997|
Galesburg- Bethiene I, Young, 89, a resident of the Marigold Health Care Center, 275 E. Carl Sandburg Drive, formerly of Rock Island, died at 1:49 a.m. Tuesday (February 18, 1997) in Cottage Hospital.
She was born March 25, 1907 in Avon, the daughter of Sirenous I. and Alice Trader Young.
surviving are one sister, Eula I. Spellman, Galesburg, and nephews and nieces including John Spellman and James Spellman both of Galesburg. She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
She was graduated from Prairie City High School and from Western ILlinois University, Macomb.
She taught at Horace Mnn Elementary School, Rock Island from 1941 to 1972. She taught in Knox County for 12 years before that.
She was a member of the Rock Island, Illinois and National Education associations, Rock Island Womens Club and the Kings Daughters Chapter BK of PEO, and South Park Presbyterian Church, Rock Island.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Watson Funeral Home. With the Rev. Norman E. Myer officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial wil be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Gary Honts
Record added: Jul 13, 2012
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