Young services

Funeral services for Kathleen Wyvonne Bearpaw Young of Humboldt, whose death Thursday was reported in Friday’s Register, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Humboldt. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel.
She was born Sept. 26, 1938, in Tahlequah, Okla., the daughter of Stand Watie Bearpaw and Maybelle (Hogner) Bearpaw. She grew up in Tahlequah and graduated from Tahlequah High School. She received a bachelor of science in business from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.
She taught school two years at Madras, Ore., and taught briefly at Chilocco Indian Reservation in Oklahoma. She retired after teaching 23 years at Humboldt High School.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Humboldt, board member of the Housing Authority in Humboldt, was a member of American Baptist Women’s Association, Mary Martha Church Circle, Sunflower Quilter’s Guild and taught Sunday school for many years. She attended and enjoyed all of her grandchildren’s activities and enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and was a creative scrapbooker and avid quilter.
On May 31, 1963, she married Charles S. Young in Bartlesville, Okla.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years; a son, Anthony, Pittsburg; two daughters, Sheila Fitzmaurice and her husband, Jeff, Humboldt, and Karen Cornish and her husband, Brian, Olathe; five grandchildren, Garrett Fitzmaurice, Jordan Young, Kassidy Young, Taylor Fitzmaurice and Kindahl Young; a sister, Virginia Jones, and brother, Dennis Bearpaw, Tahlequah; an aunt, Betty McKeever, Pacific Palisades, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Brothers, Adam, Charles and Tom Bearpaw, and a sister, Billie Sue Blower, died earlier.
Memorials to Kathleen Young Memorial Fund to be designated for educational purposes may be left in care of the funeral home. To leave a message for the family online visit