NORTH PLATTE -- Hester D. Young, 88, died Saturday (Feb. 9, 2002) at Kenesaw.
She was born Aug. 17, 1913, in Moorefield, to John and Sarah (Flanagan) Carlson. She grew up in the Moorefield area and graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1934.
She married Spencer Young in 1938. They lived in various states while he was in the military and moved to North Platte following his discharge. She worked as a waitress.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in North Platte. She was preceded in death by her husband; three sisters; one brother; and one grandson.
Survivors include one son, Rick and wife, Karen Young of North Platte; one daughter, RoJean Eckhoff of McCook; and eight grandchildren.
Graveside services were today at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell with the Rev. David Heintzelman officiating.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Carpenter Memorial Chapel of North Platte is in charge of arrangements.