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Martina Younger

September 15, 1926 ~ November 16, 2018 (age 92)

Martina Younger, age 92, of Munjor, Kansas died Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society of Ellis.

She was born September 15, 1926, on a farm at  Munjor, Kansas to Felix and Anna E. (Wasinger) Korbe. She married Walter Younger on October 19, 1948 in Munjor, Kansas. He preceded her in death on October 21, 2014.  

She was a homemaker and a farmer. She worked at the Ellis County ASCS in Hays for 35 years and worked a few years at the Walker Air Base. Martina retired in 1981. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, loved the outdoors, enjoyed quilting, gardening, collecting depression glass and rosaries.  

Survivors include one son, Neal Younger and wife, Carolyn, Munjor, KS; one daughter, Gladys Powell and husband, Jamie, Beloit, KS; one sister, Mary Richmeier, Denver, CO; one brother-in-law, Don Hintz, NE; one sister-in-law, Olivia Korbe, Liebenthal, KS; six grandchildren, Mike Gross (Lisa), Jeremy Zimmerman, Amy Swanson (Virgel), Erin Garst (Justin), Maeghan Linder (Dustin), Brianna Younger and companion, McKinley Ross; nine great-grandchildren, McKenzie Gross, Taylor, Merritt and Isabella Swanson, Clayton and Trinity Garst, Arya Linder, Bella Bailey and Lennon Ross.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter; one daughter, Gloria Zimmerman-Gross; one grandson, Cody Younger; three brothers, Felix Korbe and wife, Evelyn; Killian Korbe; Fred Korbe and wife, Zora; two sisters, Isabelle Dougherty and husband, Eddie; Bernadine Hintz and one brother-in-law, Cletus Richmeier.

Services are 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Munjor, Kansas. Burial will follow in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Munjor, Kansas.

A vigil service and rosary will be at 6:30 P.M., Monday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd Street, Hays, Kansas 67601. 

Visitation is from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M., Monday and from 8:30 to 9:30 A.M., Tuesday, all at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays.

The family suggests memorials to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church or the Cody Younger FFA Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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