Linna Stevenson Young

Questing Heirs Genealogical Society Newsletter, Volume 40, Number 4 (April 2007), Page 28:



Linna Stevenson Young passed away Saturday, February 24, 2007 at age 90. She attended Long Beach schools graduating from Poly High School in 1934. She received a B.Ed., UCLA 1938 Cum Laude and a M.Ed. USC 1948 Cum Laude. She was a teacher in Manhattan Beach 1938-1949 and from 1949-1977 Linna was a principal in the Los Angeles Unified School District. She received many honors including PTA Life Membership and PTA Continuing Service Award. Preceding Linna in death was her daughter Eva Jeanne Campbell in 1959. Linna’s first husband was Gordon Campbell (1943), second husband was Ralph Welsh (1963) and third, Harry Young (1973). Surviving Linna is her sister, Eva Austin who lives in Cerritos and several cousins in California and in other states. Linna lived in Long Beach until she retired, then she moved to Cerritos to a larger home so she could take care of her elderly mother. Linna enjoyed many interests and hobbies such as family, crafts, oil painting, needle point, travel, reading, music and computers. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma—Eta Delta Chaper; Alpha Delta Chi—Alpha Chapter; National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution—Western Shores Chapter; Daughters of the War of 1812—U. S. Frigate President Chapter; Daughters of the American Colonists—Hannah Hatch Chapter; Colonial Dames of the XVII Century—Nantucket Chapter; many Genealogical Societies such as OCCGS, LB Questing Heirs and many other state and county genealogical groups. Educational Organizations Linna belonged to are ARTLA; Assoc Administrators LA; LBRTA and CRTA. Linna’s kindness and positive attitude will be sadly missed.

Linna had been a member of Questing Heirs since 1988. Her obituary appeared in the Press-Telegram on 4 March 2007. Her sister Eva also sent us a copy.

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