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Katie (Gibson) Young

November 30, 1990 — November 9, 2023

Katie (Gibson) Young

Katie Young, 32, of Bonne Terre, passed away November 9, 2023, surrounded by ones she loved. Katie was born November 30, 1990, in St. Louis, to Alan and Kimberly (Smith) Gibson. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bonne Terre as well as a member of the North County Class of 2009 and their Valedictorian. Katie spent all 4 years playing high school varsity softball where she was recognized as an all-state pitcher along with being selected to the KTJJ Dream Team. Katie went on to achieve her bachelor’s degree at Coe College of Cedar Rapids, Iowa with a minor in chemistry and a major in neuroscience in 2013. She later received her master’s degree at Rollins School of Public Health.

Katie was employed at St. Louis Children’s Hospital at Washington University where she worked on the pediatric hematology and oncology team. She loved hunting, fishing, racing motocross, traveling and training dogs. Katie was an excellent cook and enjoyed creating new dishes, but she could never master baking. She was known as the love at first sight to anyone who met her.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Glen and Dorothy Smith; uncle, Ron and Steve Whittier; grandmother in-law, Warna Young-Lucas and stepmother in-law, Beth Glore.

Katie was a loving wife to her husband, Steven Young; adoring daughter to Alan and Kim Gibson; fun loving sister to Emily Barnett and husband Joshua; and fur mommy to Jack and Kota. She is also survived by paternal grandparents, Wayne and Evelyn Gibson; mother in-law, Valerie Young; father in-law, Robert Young; special friends; Spencer Roth, Amber Black and Daniel Jones; several other family members and friends also survive.

Visitation will be held at C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Monday, November 13, 2023, from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM. The visitation will resume Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM. Pastor Alan David will be officiating. Interment will follow at St. Francois Memorial Park in Bonne Terre. Memorials may be directed in honor of Katie’s memory to the Ronald McDonald House or American Cancer Society.

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