Juanita P. Youtzy, 88, of Van Wert passed away at 9:11 a.m., Tuesday at her daughter’s residence in Springfield, Ohio.
She was born on June 5, 1932, in Van Wert the daughter of the late Byron G. and Bernetta Pearl (Sesney) Gilbert. On July 4, 1948, she married Donald Gene Youtzy who died on May 8, 2007.
Family survivors include her four children, Jerry L. Youtzy of Convoy, Judy (Danny) Lehman of Springfield, Mike Youtzy of Wichita, Kansas, and Darlene S. Youtzy of Van Wert; seven grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren and one on the way.
Juanita was also preceded in death by a son, Mark Youtzy; a brother, Junior Guy Gilbert; a sister, Rosella L. Gile; and a daughter-in-law, Linda Anne Youtzy.
She was a foster parent for20 years and a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association for 20 years.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Juanita’s granddaughter, Pastor Michelle Noffke officiating. Interment will follow at Ridge Cemetery. Calling hours are noon until time of service on Tuesday.
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