Pauline Joan Young was born on March 13, 1942 in Maxwell, NE to John and Roma
Bollwitt. She died on October 10, 2017 in Lincoln, NE at the age of 75.
Joan grew up in Ansley, Ne and attended Ansley High School. On August 14,
1959 she married the love of her life Earl. Soon after, they welcomed 3 children
David, Dona, and Dustin. As well as being a loving mother and grandmother,
she was employed at Kawasaki for 31 years and retired in 2008. Co-workers and
friends lovingly referred to her as "Jo". Joan was an avid Husker football and
volleyball fan. She loved occasional visits to the casino, traveling the
countryside and playing cards with her family. Shortly after the loss of her
husband Earl, she welcomed her new companion "CoCo" from the Capital Humane
She will be greatly missed by her sons, David Young of Lincoln, Dustin (Jodi)
Young of Lincoln; daughter, Dona (Stanley) Balderson of Palmyra; Grandchildren,
Tylor (Alyssa) Mapson of Lincoln, Brook Erhart of Bennet, Erin Conway of
Lincoln, Zach Balderson of Lincoln, Stephanie (Derrick) Keene currently
stationed in Okinawa Japan, Alyson (John) Danza of North Carolina, Emilie and
Jacob Wyant, Gabriella and Amaya Young all of Lincoln; Great-grandchildren, Drew
and Audrey Erhart, Leyton and Hailee Mapson, Madilyn, Makenzie, and Milana
Keene, and Owen and Camille Danza; brothers, Johnny (Sherri) Bollwitt of
Arizona, Jerry (Lore) Bollwitt of Washington; sister, Janet (Danny Peterson)
Ohlert; her beloved companion dog "CoCo"; Brothers in law, Bob (Jeanne) Young of
Broken Bow, Ed (Karen) Young of Florida, Larry (Patricia) Young of Comstock,
Pete Cramer of Merna; sisters in law, Yvonne Osborn of Florida, Cherilyn (Keith)
Mason of Litchfield, Clydia Young of Lincoln, Helen Young of Ansley, Marcella
Young of Pleasanton; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Joan was preceded in death by her husband Earl; parents, Roma Bollwitt and
John Bollwitt; sister, Joyce Cramer; mother and father in law, Glenn and Blanche
Young; sisters and brothers in law, Donna, Walter, Dale, Glenola, Loyd, and
Elaine Young, Dick Osborn and Bill Brewer.
Her memorial service will be Sunday October 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Butherus,
Maser & Love Funeral Home (4040 A St) with visitation beginning one hour prior
to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made out to the Capital
Humane Society in Lincoln NE.