YOUNG, Luella A,

b. abt 1931

b. 14 Jun 2008

From Wichita Eagle - Tuesday, June 17 2008

HAYS - Young, Luella A., 77, died June 14, 2008. Survivors: sons, David, Michael, Martin, Dana; daughter, Diana Young; sisters, Irene Beilman, Marie Hertel, Carole Arnhold, Kathy Riedel; 9 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.


YOUNKIN, Merrill Vernon

b. 2 Feb 1925 - Great Bend, Kansas -

d. 16 Aug 2007 - Edmonds, Washington -

From Great Seattle Chapter Newsletter - September/October 2007

Merrill Younkin of Edwards passed away recently at the age of 82. Born in Great Bend, Kansas - he was the youngest son of Charles and Nannie Younkin. Married Dorothy KREBS. During his retirement years, he devoted much time to family history and genealogical research. A member of AHSGR, he and Dorothy were active in tracing her German-Russian roots back to the 1700's. They became Village Coordinators for the Volga village of Galka and were able to provide to provide information to many others.

Merrill is survived by son, Keith, and daughter Jane, both of Edmonds as well as two sisters, Francis and Patricia of Great Bend, Kansas and 20 nieces and nephews. His parents and three brothers, George, Wayne and Dwight preceded him in death.