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Glendina Young

January 15, 1933 — May 13, 2022

Icel Glendina (Huss) Young (1933 - 2022)

Icel Glendina Young, age 89, of Westphalia, Kansas, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 at Anderson County Hospital, Garnett.

Born prematurely on January 15, 1933 in Goodrich, Kansas to Jake & Ruby (Dinsmore) Huss, Glendina's life began during challenging times of the depression. Three weeks before Glendina's birth, a house fire claimed all of the Huss's possessions.

Glendina attended school at Pleasant Ridge District #59 and graduated from Hays School of Cosmetology in 1958. She had a beauty shop in her home on the farm for many years. In 1981 Glendina became a Certified Nurse's Aide. Her career choices shine a spotlight on her desire to help others.

Glendina married Gail W. (Bill) Young on December 21, 1950. The ceremony took place at The First Christian Church in Garnett, Kansas. Bill and Glendina became the parents of three children, James, Stephanie, and William.

The door to their home was always open to any family member in need, and sometimes people that were not family. Glendina's brother, Bernard, lived with them for three years after his father died at the early age of 49. Bernard graduated from Westphalia High School.

Bill was stationed at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky in 1952 and Glendina lived there with him. When Bill was sent overseas to serve our country in the Korean War, Glendina moved home and worked at the new Anderson County Hospital from 1953 - 1954.

Bill returned from the war and they moved to Kansas City, Kansas. Glendina worked at Bethany Hospital and attended Hays School of Cosmetology. On Thanksgiving Day, 1960 Bill and Glendina purchased the farm where they would live, work, and raise their family for the rest of their lives.

Glendina loved to garden. Much to her children's dismay, each year her garden grew in size. Her and Bill raised chickens, hogs and cattle. She liked to fish and was skilled at crafting and quilting.

She was an active community volunteer, helping with the centennial celebration for the Anderson County Courthouse and could frequently be found volunteering at the Anderson County Historical Society. Her and Bill were chosen as the Outstanding Citizens of Anderson County in 1999.

Bill and Glendina celebrated their golden anniversary in December, 2000. An event was hosted by Bernard and Janet Huss and David and Stephanie (Young) Schreiner. Bill and Glendina would be married for an incredible 67 years before Bill's passing in 2018.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruby and Jake Huss, and her sister, Marceline Hodgson Bishop.

Glendina will be missed by three children, eleven grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, two brothers, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews, and countless friends.

The Family would like to extend their thanks to Dr. Wendy Belcher for her care over many years and to the staff at Anderson County Hospital.

There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Garnett Church of the Nazarene in Garnett, Kansas.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Garnett Church of the Nazarene, with burial following in the Cherry Mound Cemetery, Westphalia, Kansas.

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