Jeraldine Younkin-Pates, age 91, of Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti died March 25, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 Noon Saturday, APRIL 13th at Strike Life Tributes in CAMBRIDGE. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service. (Note the date change.)
Jeraldine Jane Younkin-Pates was born June 29, 1927 in Willmar, Minnesota to Jalla and Jennie (DeVries) Ruter. She attended Windy Hill School District 21. Jeraldine raised her six children in South Minneapolis. She also worked as a server, factory worker and nurse’s aide. She loved reading, exercising, art, music and dancing. Jeraldine was a hardworking, loving mom, grandma and friend, and she will be dearly missed.
Jeraldine passed away March 25, 2019 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti at the age of 91. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands, Donald Younkin and Donald Pates; daughter-in-law, Linda Younkin; siblings, Fannie, Katie, Minnie, Martha, Ann, Henry, Martin, George and Lewis.
She will be lovingly remembered by her six children, David (Trish) Younkin, Linda (Bob) Towler, Daniel Younkin, Douglas (Karen) Younkin, Dale (Maureen) Younkin, and Abraham (Deborah) Younkin; two siblings, Victoria Eisenbeisz, and Rosella (Duaine) Nelson; 13 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.