Dorothy E. Young, 87, of Cissna Park passed away on Friday, February 28, 2020 at Accolade Health Care of Paxton.


Dorothy was born February 17, 1933 in Effingham County, the daughter of Rudy H. and Minnie (Priess) Berg. She married Marvin W. Young on December 20, 1950 in Buckley and he preceded her in death on May 7, 2018. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Edward Berg; two sisters, Betty Janssen and Janet Enlow; one daughter, Connie Whaley; one grandchild, Michelle Kuester; and two daughter-in-laws, Donna Young and Connie Young.


She is survived by two sons, Wayne Young of Watseka and Donald “Red” Young of Cissna Park; one daughter, Beverly (Steven) Kuester of Cissna Park; one sister, Esther Ruff of Waynesville, IL; ten grandchildren, Cindy Mitchell, Jeffrey Young, David Young, Travis Young, Tammi Noonan, Jason Kuester, Vanessa Levan, Neal Kuester, Wayne Lee Stafford, and Dorothy Scarbrough; and twenty great-grandchildren.


Dorothy was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cissna Park. She enjoyed quilting and crocheting.


Visitation will be from 12:30 until the 2:00 p.m. funeral service on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cissna Park. Rev. Tim Hahn will officiate. Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Cissna Park.


Memorials may be made to Cissna Park Fire Department, Trinity Lutheran Church in Cissna Park, or family’s wishes.


Arrangements by Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park.

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