Monday, June 18th, 2012
Oneita J. Young, 68, a resident of rural Churubusco and wife of David L. Young, passed away at 2:15 a. m. on Monday, June 18, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Mrs. Young was born in Wolf Lake on December 1, 1943, a daughter of Archie A. and Arrena (Leitch) Weidman, and graduated from Churubusco High School in 1962.
On October 13, 1962 she was married to David L. Young, and spent all of her life in the Churubusco-area. She was a homemaker, and had also worked at Fibre Form in Columbia City.
The surviving relatives include her husband David; a daughter Leigha (Aaron) Juillerat of Cincinnati; her mother Arrena Diffendarfer of Fort Wayne; a brother Monte (Peggy) Diffendarfer of Merriam; a sister Valeria (Jerry) Cheek of Auburn; a step-brother Rex (Jackie) Diffendarfer of French Lick; a step-sister Phyllis (Lee) Lambert of Hollister, Fla; and four grandchildren Morgan Juillerat, Macaleb Juillerat, Mason Juillerat, and Madison Juillerat.
She was preceded in death by her father on December 17, 1960; her step-father Floyd Diffendarfer on March 21, 2001; and by a step-sister Betty J. Zeedyk on April 29, 2005.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p. m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Lane Burgland, pastor of Faith Lutheran Church, officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 11 a. m. on Wednesday until the hour of the service.
Interment will be in the Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the family or to Parkview Foundation, 2200 Randallia Dr., Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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