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Obituaries

Obituaries

Margee Ruth Pence Reynolds Young 1930 - 2007 Leavenworth

Mass of Christian Burial for Margee Ruth Pence Reynolds Young, 77, Leavenworth, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Francis de Sales Church in Lansing. Burial will be in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.Mrs. Young died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, at the Medicalodge in Leavenworth. She was born Feb. 4, 1930, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Edwin and Ester Fulton Pence. She had lived in Jefferson County, Denver and Leavenworth.Mrs. Young was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Leavenworth and later became a member of St. Francis de Sales Church in Lansing. She had been an active member of the Leavenworth County Foster Parents Association.She married Lewis E. "Flupe" Reynolds on Nov. 23, 1950. He died Sept. 16, 1977. She married Art Young on June 13, 1981 in Leavenworth. He survives, of the home.Survivors include six sons, Greg Young, Bloomfield, Colo., Mike Young, Leavenworth, Dan Young, Olathe, Ken Reynolds, Monument, Colo., Tom Reynolds, Gladstone, Mo., and John Reynolds, Denver; three daughters, Karen Dupont, Denver, and Debby Perak, Dallas, and JoAnn Verhaeghe, Overland Park; two brothers, Charles Pence, Winchester, and Richard Pence, The Villages, Fla.; and 17 grandchildren.Mrs. Young was also preceded in death by a daughter, Margee Lou, and a granddaughter.Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. The family will receive friends after the Mass at the church. The family suggests memorials to the Rebecca Reynolds Scholarship Fund at Monument High School in Colorado, St. Francis de Sales Church or an organization of donor's choice, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.