Crystal Elaine Young, 48, of Winamac, IN passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 in Winamac after a brave fight with cancer. She was born on November 28, 1973 in Winamac to Lenvel Franklin “Len” and Olive Kay “Sue” [Markley] Young. Crystal was a WWE and NASCAR fan. She was an amateur genealogist and loved finding new information about her family. Upon her death, Crystal’s genealogy books were donated to the Pulaski County Public Library; she hoped someone in the family would continue her work and make amazing new discoveries.
She is survived by:
Olive Kay “Sue” [Markley] Young, Winamac, IN Mother
Pierre Len (Becky Good) Young, Royal Center, IN Brother
Tonia Kay (Dick) Young-Babb, Kokomo, IN Sister
Sonia May Herrick, Rochester, IN Sister
Sgt. Justin Len Young, US Army, Nephew
Loren Rebecca Young, Niece
Noah Loyal Good, Nephew
Cody Silas (Quinlyn Copeland) Rude, Nephew
Jacob Eugene Babb, Nephew
Richard Everett Babb, Nephew
Jason Daniel Martin, Nephew
Sgt. Tylar Len Martin, US Army, Nephew
Breanna Ruth (Kyle) Gilbert, Niece
Zander Len Young, Great Nephew
Kourtlyn Eilen Young, Great Niece
Juniper Iris Rude, Great Niece
Karen Marie Pratt, Aunt
Carol Lynn Crist, Aunt
Jan Long, Aunt
Dorothy Young, Aunt
Paul Krawchuk, Uncle
Many, Many Cousins
Mary Fort and Deana & Shirley Fort, Family Friends
Preceded in death by:
Lenvel Franklin “Len” Young, Father
Charlie and Elizabeth [Long] Young, Paternal Grandparents
Loren Paul Markley, Maternal Grandfather
Betty Maxine [Galbreath] Markley Kloenne, Maternal Grandmother
Robert Eugene Kloenne, Maternal Step Grandfather
Carson Silas Rude, Infant Great Nephew
Kathy Lorene (David C.) Webb, Aunt
Timothy Joseph Pratt, Uncle
Rex W. Crist, Uncle
James Charles Young, Uncle
Harve Houston Long, Uncle
Udale (Hazel) Young, Uncle
Rondy Carson (Rosetta) Young, Uncle
Loretta Josephine Krawchuk, Aunt
George Clayton (Bessie) Young, Uncle
Hattie Nomia (Wade) Price, Aunt
Visitation will be from 2-3 PM EDT Friday, July 15, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.
Memorial Services will be held at 3 PM EDT Friday, July 15, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac with Pastor Heath Hiatt officiating.
Private Entombment will take place at Winamac Cemetery in Winamac.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with final expenses.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.