Freda Marie Young

Nov. 13, 2023

Freda Marie Young

Freda Marie Young, 89, the daughter of Orville and Opal (Porter) Swarts, was born December 1, 1933, near Udell, Iowa. She was a graduate of Seymour Senior High School, Class of 1951.

On July 20, 1952, Freda was united in marriage to Sandy A. Young at the Mystic, Iowa Methodist Church. She had been employed by the telephone office as an operator.

She enjoyed sharing her home life with Sandy and her family, and loved babysitting, for 30 plus years. She also enjoyed quilting, crocheting doilies and her plants, indoors and out. She loved her dogs. Her business for 30 years was to buy, fix up older homes, and rent and sell them. She was a member of the Metz Community Church in rural Newton.

Freda passed from this life on Monday morning, , at her home in Newton. She was preceded in death by her parents, her in-laws, George and Kate Young, her son, Richard Young; daughter-in-law, Myrna Young, brother & sister-in-law, Kermit & Colleen Swarts and sisters & brothers-in-law, Pauline & Kenneth Coulson, Garnet & Gilbert Jay, Norma & Don Marshall, Velma & Arthur Davis. She was also preceded in death by sister-in-law & brothers-in-law, Margaret & Ray Stickler, John Young and Bill Young.

Those left to honor the memory of Freda include her husband, Sandy; her children: Robert (Syl) Young, Randall Young, Renee (Craig) Hadsall and daughter-in-law, Brenda Young. She is also survived by her two sisters-in-law Donna Young and Janet Young, her many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and her many extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 20, 2023, at the Pence~Reese Funeral Home in Newton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Freda’s family, Metz Church or a charity of your choosing.

The burial will be in the Newton Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation with the family will be at 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services, at the funeral home.

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