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Jeannine Adele Younger

April 18, 2018

Jeannine Adele Younger of Hays, Kansas, age 83, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas. She was born May 11, 1934, in Eads, Colorado to Lester H. and Stella A. (Tuell) Latham.  She married Joseph L. Younger on November 27, 1954, in Hays. Kansas.  He preceded her in death on April 22, 2006.

She worked many years in area nursing homes as an Administrator and Social Worker.  She also was a Social Worker for DSNWK for a few years.  Jeannine graduated at the age of 58 from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Sociology.  She was raised in Eads, Colorado and Hoisington, Kansas.  She attended Hoisington High School and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic  Church, Hays, Kansas.  She enjoyed her dogs and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons, George L. Younger and his wife, Myra, Victoria, KS; Troy L. Younger and wife, Tammy, Hays, KS; three daughters, JoLynne, Hays, KS; Bonnie, CA; and Cheryl, KS; one brother, Homer “Bud” Latham and wife, Peggy, Turon, KS; five grandchildren, Clayton Hines and wife, Stephine; Corey Hines; Cally Hines; Christy Werth and husband, Daniel and Cole Younger and wife, Heather; ten great grandchildren, Brayden Hines, Myles Hines, McKenna Hines, Desiree Hines, Bryce Werth, Aubrey Werth, Brett Werth, Lexi Younger, Laci Younger and Levi Younger.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one sister, Alice Latham.

Private family services were held Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd Street, Hays, Kansas 67601.  Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays, Kansas.

The family suggest memorials to St. Joseph Catholic Church or The Humane Society of the High Plains.

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