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Joan Louise Zinsmeister Young

Joan Louise Zinsmeister Young, 81, formerly of Bippus, IN, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at 1:30 a.m.

Mrs. Young graduated from Bippus High School in 1956. She then went on to business college for two years. She spent 23 years with the U.S. Government Civil Service, reaching the level of GS-12 in 1996. She was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Warrington, FL, from 1977 to 2005. She was then a member of the Our Savior Lutheran Church in McKinney, TX, until 2017. She was then a member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Pensacola, FL.

She was born on Dec. 29, 1939, in Bippus, to Joseph E. and Dorotha E. Zinsmeister. She was married to Robert A. Young. He preceded her in death.  

Survivors include two sons, Jeffrey Young, of Milton, FL, and Steven (Linda) Young, of Monkton, MD; a daughter, Terri (Richard) Rivera, of Dallas, TX; a brother, Carl Zinmeister; a sister, Nancy Sutton; and six grandchildren, Becka Davis, Luke Rivera, Ryan Young, Lauren Young, Connor Young and Mackenzie Young.

Calling will take place on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, from 9 to 10 a.m., at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 6305 N. Blue Angel Parkway, Pensacola, FL. A memorial service will follow.

Interment will take place at the Barrancas National Cemetary, onboard NAS Pensacola, on Monday, March 1, at 2:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.