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Rosalie (Sally) Ellen (Lehman) Young

January 28, 1934 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 86)


Rosalie (Sally) Ellen Young, 86, of Peru, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at her residence in Peru.

She was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana to George and Maude Lehman on January 28, 1934. She went to school at Columbia City. She married Robert Young on July 26, 1958 in Columbia City. She worked as a telephone operator for Indiana Bell for several years. She later went to become a beautician with her husband and retired in the late 90s. After retirement, she was a recess monitor for Lincoln School and a cafeteria worker at Elmwood School.

Rosalie enjoyed playing Bingo and cheering on the Indiana Pacers and Indianapolis Colts. Her hobbies included crocheting blankets for her family and friends, and doing crossword puzzles and word searches.

Rosalie is preceded in death by her husband Robert Young, daughter Dorinda Marks, father and mother George and Maude Lehman, and her brothers George Jr Lehman and Clarence (Jiggs) Lehman.

Rosalie is survived by her daughter Robin Young of Peru, grandchildren Dustin Marks (Cassie) of Peru, Janessa Marks of Fayetteville, NC, Allyssa Bryant (Benjamin) of Noblesville, IN; great grandchildren Corey Jones, Shaylee Baker, Madilyn Marks, and Oliver Bryant; her son-in law Jim Marks Fayetteville, NC; and Bailey, her beloved cat.

At Rosalie’s request, no services will be held. A private burial will be held at Marion National Cemetery

Donations and flowers can be sent to the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN.

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