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Winona Marie Maupin Youngren

April 17, 1939 - March 31, 2018

Winona Marie Maupin Youngren was born on April 17th, 1939, daughter of Purl Maupin and Martha Johnson Maupin and passed on March 31st, 2018. She is survived by her sisters, Ramona Kelley and Waunita Pannell, her daughters and son, Mary Kittell, Renée Roman Nose, Carl Roberts and Lydia Roberts, and her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  Winona loved camping, hunting, fishing and exploring the great outdoors with her late husband, John Youngren. She worked for Tektronix Corporation for 20 years and later retired from Garmin, spending the remainder of her days in the home she and Papa John had shared for many years.   During her retirement she became an avid crafter, creating her own holiday and special occasion cards, sewing projects, she also loved butterflies, wind chimes, and her beloved dog, Lily. She firmly believed that home is truly wherever your heart is. She liked to adventure and traveled throughout the country, meeting new people and experiencing new things. She was devoted to family and had photographs of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren proudly displayed throughout her home. She was a voracious reader, and loved to do crossword puzzles daily. She also became fascinated with her family lineage, creating in-depth chapters for relatives and ancestors of several generations, all the way back to 1664.  She’ll be greatly missed by family, friends and neighbors, her quirky sense of humor and unique personality leave behind a legacy of love and laughter.

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Bob and myself will miss our aunt so much !!!!.fishing and camping trips.card making my over nite trips to her house,treasure hunting,.and our weekly phone calls!!!!  We send our Prayers to her kids We loved her so much!!!She will be missed so much\ and her special spaghetti sauce!!!

Our sincere condolences to our friend, Renee Roman Nose and her family on the passing of their beloved matriarch.   Dick, Pam, Zach, and Kaytlynn Lynch

We will miss our sweet and gentle neighbor. Her smile and kind words were always a gift. She was a friendly person who exemplified how we should treat each other. May you Rest In Peace. Our wishes of sympathy for the loss her family will feel. 

What a sweet neighbor Winona was to my family. We would often see her at the mailbox and she always had a smile and wanted to know how the family was doing. She also put up with Scout, our yellow lab who made frequent visits to play with her pooch. We will miss her good heart and smile!!! Rick and Ali Wadsworth and family