Rosella Ruth Younkins

April 02, 1938 - July 13, 2020

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Wednesday, July 15, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Wednesday, July 15, 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Rosella Ruth Younkins, 82, of Wolcottville died Monday, July 13, 2020, at Orchard Pointe in Kendallville.

She was born April 2, 1938, in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, to George and Ruth (Richards) Dunmire.

She had worked as a waitress for many years.

Mrs. Younkins moved to this area in 2009, coming from Leechburg, Pennsylvania.

Rosella was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Penguins. She enjoyed doing needlepoint and watching “The Young and the Restless”. She dearly loved her time at Wesler Lake or, as she called it, the camp.

Surviving are a daughter, Christine (Chuck) Hollis of Wolcottville; a son, David (Mary) Younkins of Houston, Texas; and two grandchildren, Christina (Easton) Mossman and Carol (Taylor) Fulk.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Golden “Buzzy” Younkins.

A prayer vigil will be held Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 7 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville with Fr. Osman of St. Gaspar Catholic Church officiating. Private burial will take place.

Visitation is Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home following social distancing practices. Masks are required to be worn per the LaGrange County Health Department.

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Donald Younkins
July 29th, 2020 10:55am
Leechburg PA

I hope my mother is now resting in peace, and yes I did say mother. Omitted from the obituary are the facts that Rose has two sons, daughter in laws, grand children, great grand children, sisters and a brother still living in Pennsylvania.

Herb, Michelle & Reagan McKane
July 15th, 2020 1:12pm

Our heartfelt condolences during this sad and difficult time. May the memories held deep inside your heart, help to comfort you. You're in our prayers.

Debbie Tassari
July 13th, 2020 7:46pm

My dear Family, we’re sorry we can’t be there in person with you. We love you and we’ll see you soon. Love Nanny and Debbie