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Obituary: Elayne S. Young (nee Lesmeister)

May 15, 1938 – August 16, 2020

information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home

Elayne S. Young, age 82, of Lansing, Illinois passed away peacefully Sunday, August 16, 2020. She is survived by her loving children; Karen Young and David Young. Elayne was a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews and a warm and caring friend to many. Elayne was preceded in death by her loving parents Herman and Florence Lesmeister, aunts, uncles, cousins and siblings.

A memorial prayer service for Elayne will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois with Reverend Merlyn Lawrence officiating. Elayne will be laid to rest at Oakland Memory Lanes, Dolton, Illinois.

Over the years Elayne worked at Standard Oil, Sears, and at the Eisenhower Fitness Center in Lansing, Illinois. In later years Elayne enjoyed and took great pride in being a homemaker and taking care of her family. She enjoyed crafts, volunteering for numerous organizations, and was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ, Highland, Indiana. She truly loved people and enjoyed helping anyone at anytime. She truly had a servants heart. Elayne was loved by many and she will be truly missed.

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