Obituary: Ronnie Young

BURRTON—Ronnie Lee Young, 77, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at his home in Burrton. He was born Dec. 3, 1943, in Wichita, to Elton Wayne and Alice Lorene (Elliott) Young.

Ronnie graduated from Cheney High School in 1961. He worked as a dairy farmer after high school, working alongside his sons on the family farm.

On July 29, 1962, he married Judy Mae Osborne, in Wichita.

Ronnie is survived by: his wife of 59 years, Judy; children, Terry Young, Darren Young, all of Burrton, Jamie Schmidt (Keith) of Mount Hope, Mark Young (Tracy) of Burrton, R. Kris Young (Cherielle) of Cheney; brother, Randy Young of Halstead; sister, Arlene Davidson (Jerry) of Arizona; 11 grandchildren; and four-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: his parents and brothers, Larry Young and David Young.

Funeral service was 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at Cheney United Methodist Church, with Pastor Aaron Duell officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Cheney.

Memorials are suggested to Cheney United Methodist Church Building Fund, Burrton EMS, or Mount Hope EMS, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. 

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