Rosalie Young, 79

Rosalie Nell (Stephens) Young, 79, Wabash, formerly of rural Lagro, died at 7:45 p.m., Saturday, May 17, at her home.  She was born April 3, 1935 in Wabash, to Wallace David and Nellie Catherine (Vandalsen) Sellers.

Rosalie was a Lagro High School graduate.  She married Hobert Young in Andrews, on April 29, 1974, and he died April 13, 1995.  She worked at National Rock Wool in Lagro 25 years, and also at Midwest Insulation in Wabash 15 years.  Rosalie enjoyed crocheting, needlework, and was a seamstress. 

She is survived by her son, Kelly Stephens, Peru; two grandchildren, Cassandra Lane (Mitch McMitchen) Stephens, Nashville, Tenn., and Kristopher Sean Stephens, Many Farms, Ariz.; sister, Esther Ray Wabash; and 16 nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents, nine brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, May 22, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Andrews.  Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Rosalie may be signed at

Posted on 2014 May 19