Isabell E. Young


(Feb. 3, 2009)

Isabell E. Young, age 89, a longtime Meeteetse resident, died Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Powell Valley Care Center in Powell.

Isabell was born on March 21, 1919, in Kline, Mont., the daughter of William and Sarah (Allen) Cammock. She married Charles F. Young on April 5, 1941, in Cody.

They lived in the Sheridan area before moving to Meeteetse in 1968. While in Sheridan, they carried mail on the Kirby to Decker route for over 20 years. When they moved to Meeteetse, they owned and operated Young’s Service Station and Cafe until Charles’ death in 1998.

Isabell and Charles were partners throughout their lives. Having no children of their own, they helped raise their neices and nephews.

Following Charles’ death, Isabell lived with her nephew and niece, John and Lela Lawler, in Powell for a number of years before moving to Powell Valley Care Center.

She is survived by nephews, John (Lela) Lawler of Powell and Charley (Ann) Lawler of Meeteetse; nieces Reta (Harvey) Collins of Cody, Joyce (Doc) Neal of Wyola, Mont., Janet Keeler and Sharon Desjarlais, both of Billings, Isabel (Bill) Kershaw of McMinnville, Ore., and Susan (Leonard) Hixson of Ranchester; and numerous great-nephews, great-nieces and cousins.

Isabell was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles; and all of her siblings.

Cremation has taken place, and private family interment services will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Thermopolis at a later date.