Yukiko Emily Young, 79, passed away at 12:35 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. She was born Feb. 21, 1938, to Seisaku Miura and Harue Ishida. She married her husband Kenneth Aug. 29, 1970, in Kokomo. He survives her.
Yukiko was a long term resident of Kokomo and served 26 and a half years at Delco Electonics, retiring in June of 1999. Yukiko became a US Citizen Nov. 26, 1968. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, Macromay, gardening and gambling.
Yukiko is preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
She is survived by her daughters. Johanna Hayes (Tracy Brookins) Leesburg, Indiana, and Angie Vallee (Scot) Morgan Hill, California; sons, John Young (Cheryl) Tipton and Donald Young, Warren, Michigan; brother-in-laws, Jack Young and David Young; sister-in-law, Kathy Thompson; neice, Jenny McGinn; and granddaughter, Katelyn Hayes.
Funeral services for Yukiko will be Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at Ellers Mortuary Webster Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St. at 1 p.m. The family will offer visiting hours between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you please make a contribution in Yukiko's honor to the American Alzheimer's Association. There will be envelopes available at the Mortuary or you may go to www.ellersmortuarywebster.com to leave a contribution, sign the guest book, or to leave a condolence for the family.
Published on December 2, 2017