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Vivian “Juanice” Youngberg

Dec. 10, 1931 - Feb. 7, 2014

Dec 10, 1931 - Vivian “Juanice” Youngberg, of Minden NV, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2014. She was 82. Juanice was born in Hornbrook, CA on December 10, 1931 to Floyd and Thelma Burns, later graduating from Yreka High School with the class of 1948. She married a class mate, Herbert Stickney and had two daughters, Joy Renee Smith of Florida and Piper Smith of Minden, NV. Herb died in 1962 and Juanice later married Ed Youngberg. After Ed retired from United Air Lines, they moved to Ely, MN where they enjoyed a life in the Great North Woods until Ed’s death in 1998. Juanice then moved to Carson Valley to be near her daughter, Piper. Juanice is predeceased by her parents, her brother Donald, her husbands Herb Stickney and Ed Youngberg and her sister Marilyn Burns Stickney. She is survived by her sister Vieva Burns Spearin of Yreka, her daughters, Renee and Piper, and their husbands, Terry Smith and Scott Smith, as well as several nieces, nephews and grandchildren. During her life, Juanice was a devoted wife and mother, who also enjoyed volunteering for the Ladies Auxiliary at Mills Memorial Hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was a gourmet cook, a skilled seamstress and pianist and also loved to paint and to fish. She was a kind and gentle lady who will mostly be remembered for the kind and caring manner in which she treated everyone she met. She will be sadly missed. A memorial service is planned for Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 1PM to 5PM at the home of Scott and Piper Smith at 1647 Mackland Avenue, Minden, NV 89423. Juanice’s family wishes to thank Emeritus of Gardnerville for the devoted and loving care given to Juanice during her stay there. Also, St. Mary’s Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Vivian Juanice Youngberg


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