The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

November 30, 2013

M. Jeanette Young

The Clinton Herald

---- — M. Jeanette Young

Sept. 7, 1918 - Nov. 29, 2013

ERIE, Ill. — M. Jeanette Young, 95, of Erie, IL, died Friday, November 29, 2013 at the Four Seasons Living Center, Morrison. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 5th at the Erie Christian Church. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Erie Christian Church. Burial will be in Sharon Cemetery, rural Erie. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Erie Christian Church or a charity of choice. Arrangements are being handled by Gibson – Bode Funeral Home, Erie.

Mary Jeanette Carstensen was born September 7, 1918 in DeWitt, Iowa, the daughter of Carl and Ella (Ehlert) Carstensen. She married Lauren A. Young on September 25, 1946 in Camp Point, IL. He died June 13, 2001. She and Lauren farmed outside of Erie. Jeanette was a longtime member of the Erie Christian Church, the Lions Club, Eastern Star and Sharon Aid. She enjoyed gardening – especially her gladiolus. She and Lauren also loved to travel, having visited all 50 states.

Jeanette is survived by 8 children; Karen Procknow, Willowbrook, IL, Helene (David) Schulze, Erie, Carl Young, DeWitt, IA, Paul (Brigitte) Young, Erie, Christine Redell (Harlan), Silver Creek, WA, Neil (Cindy) Young, Erie, Joel (Kathy) Young, Erie, Gail Young (Misty), Erie; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Carl Carstensen, and a granddaughter, Julie Schulze. Share a memory or condolence at

Death date: Nov. 29, 2013