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Jeanette Jenkins Younger

October 2, 1917 -
May 13, 2019

Jeanette Jenkins Younger, 101 and ½ years old, of Savoy passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at 1:44 a.m. at her apartment at the Windsor of Savoy.
She was born October 2, 1917 in Kansas City, Missouri to Mr. and Mrs. John W. Jenkins. She attended the University of Kansas where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. …read more

Jeanette Jenkins Younger, 101 and ½ years old, of Savoy passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at 1:44 a.m. at her apartment at the Windsor of Savoy.
She was born October 2, 1917 in Kansas City, Missouri to Mr. and Mrs. John W. Jenkins. She attended the University of Kansas where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
She married Charles Benjamin Younger on April 17, 1937. He preceded her in death. They had four children – Nanette (Larry) Drews, Charles B. (Suzanne) Younger III, John (Hollis) Younger, and Suzanne (Jack) Troxell. She has 8 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Jeanette has been an active member of the community serving as Past President of the Burnham Hospital Auxiliary, member of the Jr. League of C-U, and served on the Board of the Champaign YMCA.
She has enjoyed great health until recently. She was an avid MahJong and Bridge player and enjoyed her many friends at the Windsor of Savoy.
She and Charlie took many trips throughout Europe and the Orient. They enjoyed 19 winters in St. Petersburg, Florida.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to the Epworth Church Association, at 1161 North Lakeshore Drive, Ludington, MI 49431.

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