November 23, 1957 - November 18, 2020
WALKERTON – Rev. Linda J. “Lynn” Young passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in Memorial Hospital following an illness. She was born on November 23, 1957 in Chicago and was 62 years-old at the time of her death. Lynn lived in the Walkerton area since 1973 coming from Dalton, IL. She was currently the Co-Pastor of the Grace United Church of Christ in Culver and was previously a Professor at Indiana University South Bend. Lynn was also highly active with Creating Change Org and many other LGBTQI+ causes and organizations. She received her Associates degree from Ancilla College, Bachelor and Masters degrees from Indiana University, and a Masters degree in Divinity from Chicago Theological Seminary. Lynn is survived by her spouse Jen Einspahr of St. Louis, MO; two daughters Kimberly (Jason) Auman of North Liberty and Erica Young of Plymouth; one son Joshua (Ashley) Young of Santa Rosa, CA; six grandchildren Ayanna Soria, Jacob Wardlow, Julie Irvine, BreAnna Young, Paige Bottorff, and Isabelle Young; one sister Sandy (Junior) Bell of Lakeville; and one brother Roy (Bev) Dekker of South Bend. She is preceded in death by her mother Jean (Blunk) Secord and one grandson Kaiden Young. Lynn will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming outpouring of support throughout this difficult time. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at later date after COVID-19 subsides. Memorial Contributions in Lynn’s memory may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
WALKERTON – Rev. Linda J. “Lynn” Young passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in Memorial Hospital following an illness. She was born on November 23, 1957 in Chicago and was 62 years-old at the time of her death. Lynn... View Obituary & Service Information
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