Marguerite worked in the telephone office at Scott AFB for 20 years before retiring. She also was an accomplished pianist and played for her church in her younger years. Her greatest love, surpassed only by her deep faith, was her children and grandchildren. Marguerite also had a deep love of all animals.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Robert Young, Sr.; her parents, Robert and Fern Ettling; and a great grandson, Cristian Villarreal.
Surviving are four children, Robert Jr. (Cindy) Young of Crown Point, IN, Peggy (Curtis) Smith of Wimberley, TX, David Young and Paul Young both of Belleville, IL; eight grandchildren, Michelle Valentine, Sarah (Brad) Missey, Derek (Amy) Young, Sheila (Josh) Villareal, Alicia (John) Iles, Ashley (Troy) Hall, Trent Young and Trever Young; 13 great-grandchildren, Alyssa (Raqib) Villarreal, Landon Villarreal, Isabelle Iles, Chloe Iles, Eve Valentine, Noah Valentine, Alexander Hall, Conner Hall, Cayden Young, Landyn Young, Hudson Young, Emma Missey and Dalton Missey; and two great-great grandchildren, Amali and Navaya.
Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 15, 2021, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Freeburg, IL.