Virginia “Ginny” Young, 90, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the Hospice of Cincinnati.
She was born on May 17, 1923 in Bellefontaine, OH to the late Don S. and Lorena (Woodard) Landgraver. Also preceding her in death was her stepfather, Ross McIlvain.
Surviving are her children, Michael A. Young, Christopher J. (Kathleen) Young, both of Findlay, Brian R. (Angela) Young of Cincinnati and Shelley Young of Mendon; six grandchildren, Alicia, Hilary, Emily, Jason, Tim and Karen; and five great grandchildren.
A devoted mother, she worked at several places in her lifetime including, Mary Rutan, C.A.C., Merchants, Bull Dog Electric, Copelands, and Westinghouse. She was also an accomplished cosmetologist working at the Beauty Bower and Powder Puff Salons.
She graduated in 1941 from West Liberty High School, and then attended and graduated from Springfield Beauty Academy. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Bellefontaine, American Legion Harold Kerr Post #173, B.P.O.E. Elks #132, Eagles #2166, and the V.F.W. Frank D. Castle Post #1080.
She enjoyed cooking, with many remembering her culinary creations. She also enjoyed serving and spending time with her family, traveling, and all types of music along with swing dancing.
Ginny loved and influenced many people in her life. She had a servant’s heart and loved helping others whenever she could. The family is truly thankful for all the prayers, positive thoughts, and condolences.
Pastor David Frasure will officiate at an 11:00 am funeral service on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine where friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Logan County Humane Society, 2521 US 68 North, Bellefontaine, OH 43311 or Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
Express condolences to www.edsfh.com.