Mary E. Young

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Mary E. Young, 94, of Davenport, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 at Crest Health Care Center, Davenport, Iowa.  Funeral Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, Oct. 31 at  Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1506 Brown St., Bettendorf, Iowa, with Mary’s nephew, Msgr. Tom Mack officiating. Visitation was Sunday at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Rd., Davenport, Iowa. Burial was in National Cemetery, Rock Island.  Memorials may be made to Ridgecrest Foundation or to Our Lady of Lourdes.

Mary was born in 1916 in Preemption to Michael and Mary Ethel Mack.  She married Robert F. Young on Jan. 6, 1941 at Holy Family Church, Davenport.  They celebrated 67 years of marriage before his death Aug. 12, 2008.  Mary graduated from the former Mercy School of Nursing, Davenport, Iowa, in 1939 and devoted her life to nursing, last working as a nursing supervisor at Mercy Hospital, Davenport, Iowa, until her retirement.

Survivors include her two sons, Bob (Lynne) Young of Davenport, Iowa and Bill (Ruth) Young of Waterloo, Iowa; two grandchildren, Kimberly (Bob) McCarthy of Union, Ky. and Sean (Angie) Young of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two great-grandchildren, Logan Mountain and Kaylee Young; and brother, Francis (Donna)  Mack of Reynolds.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and eight brothers, Paul Mack, Leo Mack, Bernard Mack, Joseph Mack, Daniel Mack, William Mack, James Mack and John Mack.

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