Kenneth Andrew Yousten, 43, of Fabius, died Friday, March 26 of complications of Friedreich's Ataxia (see below). He was a graduate of Fabius-Pompey High School and Georgia Tech. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Albert and Alice Yousten, Dr. Harold Frediani and Lois Hough. Ken is survived by his mother, Judith Frediani Tarrants of Fabius; his father, Dr. Allan (Ann) Yousten of VA; sister and niece, Joanne and Jamie Yousten of VT; aunts and uncles, Marita Herbold, Harold "Bud" and Judy Frediani and Dale and Terry Frediani, as well as many cousins. We are especially grateful for the loving care Ken received from his aides, Charity, Mary Ellen, Kate and Robin. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 5 at Fabius Evergreen Cemetery at 1 p.m. Friends may visit at the home on Academy St, Fabius following the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Ataxia Foundation, 2600 Fernbrook Lane, Suite 119, Minneapolis, MN 55447; the Humane Society of Montgomery County, P. O. Box 287, Blacksburg, VA 24063; or a charity of your choice.
Published in Syracuse Post Standard on June 2, 2010
Friedreich's ataxia is an inherited disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system.
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