Rae Louise Young (nee Schmidt), 76, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013 at New Life Hospice Residence Center, following a brief illness. Rae was born August 23, 1936, in Lorain, and graduated from Lorain High School. Rae had been a lifetime resident of Lorain.
Rae was employed in the photo engraving department of the Lorain Journal for over 25 years. She also worked at Dollar General for over 10 years. She had a tender, compassionate heart for mistreated and abandoned animals, be they wild or domestic. She was a meticulous homemaker and enjoyed traveling with her husband.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 38 years, Kenneth Lee Young; and her sister, Janet Gomez of Lorain.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Patricia Navelinsky and Gayle Russell; and her parents, Albert and Oletha Schmidt (nee Eldred).
Friends may call Tuesday, July 23, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 11 A.M. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Cemetery, Amherst Township.