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Eleanore "Ellie" (Quinn) Young

July 1, 1933 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 88)


Eleanore "Ellie" J.  Young, 88, of Monmouth, passed away on  December 21, 2021 at 4:05 pm. She was born on July 1, 1933 to Raymond and Eleanore (Hackett) Quinn in New Haven, CT. She married Buford "Boots" Young on November 15, 1952 in Frankfurt Germany. 

She is survived by her son, William "Bill" (Cathy) Young; daughter, Tara (Richard) Speck; five granddaughters, Sabrina  Young, Jessica  Speck, Erica Speck, Amanda (Jerad) Stanley, Megan (Derrick) Joiner; grandson, Michael  Westman; 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; two sisters, Catherine (Bob) Camp, Mary (Anthony) Cicarrelli; Special cousin, John "Lucky" (Gloria) Quinn.

Ellie is preceded in death by her parents, loving husband Buford "Boots" Young, sons; Richard Young, and Joe Young; daughter Catherine (Cathy) Westman; one great-granddaughter Ireland C. Ault.

After High school Ellie served in the U.S. Army for two years. She worked as a store demonstrator for over 25 years. She worked for OMC in Galesburg for 12 years. Ellie had many part-time jobs over the years. She loved being a mom, grandma, great-grandma and a great-great-grandma. Ellie loved to bake, crochet and make scratches.  

Memorial Mass will be at 1:30 PM on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Immaculate Conception Church in Monmouth, IL.  Her family plans a visitation from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM prior to the Mass at the Turnbull Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Eleanore Young Memorial Fund. 

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Memorial Mass
December 30, 2021

1:30 PM
Immaculate Conception Church (Monmouth)

December 30, 2021

11:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Turnbull Funeral Homes
301 South Main St.
Monmouth, IL 61462

December 30, 2021

St. Mary Catholic Cemetery (Monmouth, Illinois)

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