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Kathryn A. (Bain) Young

Kathryn A. (Bain) Young


Kathryn A. (Bain) Young, 78, of Crosslake, died at her home on Saturday, April 13, 2013. Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Crosslake Presbyterian Church with Pastor Kate Stangl officiating. Interment was at the Linwood Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Memorials are preferred to Crosslake Presbyterian Church or Marion, Iowa, Church.

Kathryn was born April 19, 1934, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Andrew and Clara (Woodburn) Bain. Following high school, she attended Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in education. In 1969, she continued her studies at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, where she earned her Master’s Degree. She worked for 29 years as a high school counselor, a job she not only enjoyed but also did very well. Kathryn dedicated her life to guiding and mentoring teens. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and playing bridge. She also liked to go sailing and traveling.

She will be missed by her husband, George; children, Jerald (Julia), of Wayzata, James (Jodi), of Edina, and Jedediah (Wendy), of Marion, Iowa; and six grandchildren, Andy, Tom, Kate, Leia, Megan and Mallory. She was preceded in death by her parents.

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Arrangements were with Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services.