Patricia L. Young, of Vandalia

May 28, 1938 — July 18, 2020

Patricia Lee Young, 82, of Vandalia, died peacefully Saturday, July 18, 2020.

Patricia was born May 28, 1938, in a farmhouse on Decatur Road in Volinia Township, Michigan. She was one of four children born to Rudd and Bessie Fosdick. She married Joseph Eugene Young March 11, 1955, in Cassopolis. He survives.

Patricia did many things. She worked on the family farm with her husband, children and grandchildren. She was organist and pianist at Diamond View Missionary Church for many years and was also a talented clarinet player. She taught cake decorating and ceramics to 4-H kids.

Patricia worked as a teller at the First National Bank of Cassopolis. She was a cashier at Buy Low in Cassopolis and Farmtown in Dowagiac. She spent some time as a receptionist for Dr. Brancleon in Cassopolis. She enjoyed gardening especially her tomato plants and flowers. She cherished her family and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Patricia will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Joseph Young, of Vandalia; one daughter, Patti Jo Clymer, of Niles; one son, Joey (Tina) Young, Jr., of Vandalia; seven grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; one brother, Terry Fosdick, of Michigan; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will observe a private remembrance.

Patricia will be laid to rest in Birch Lake Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.

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