LaVona Young of Hailey passed away peacefully on May 22, 2021. She was 88 years old.
LaVona was born in American Falls, Idaho to Virgil and Vella Dickeson. They moved to Broadford Road (Hailey) when LaVona was a child.
She met and married her neighbor Wallace “Wally” Young on September 21, 1947 at the family ranch on Broadford Road.
She is survived by her sister Bonnie McClung, two children Tammy Young and Scott (Denise) Young. Three grandchildren, Chelsea Laragan, Levi and Megan Young. Four great grandchildren, Tyson and Maria Byron, Isabella Young and Scott Ragsdale. She is predeceased by her husband, Wally, her parents, one brother, Jim, and three sisters Beulah, Iva and Fay.
LaVona was homemaker and worked alongside Wally on busy days at The Mint. She cultivated a lovely lawn, flower beds and garden. Her passion was bowling. She was a member of the Wood River Women’s Bowling Association, Twin Falls Bowling “Hall of Fame”, Yuma Women’s Bowling Association, Magic Valley Travel League, National Bowling League, and the United States Bowling Congress’ Gutter Gussies Club.
A graveside service at the Hailey Cemetery will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021 at rhe Hailey Cemetery.