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Shirley Maxine Youngquist


1924 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Shirley Maxine Youngquist Obituary
March 11, 1924 - October 10, 2016 Shirley Maxine Schlichtman Youngquist died peacefully at home on October 10, 2016. Shirley was born in Hastings, Nebraska on March 11, 1924. She moved, with her family, to Glendale in 1938, met her husband, Joel, and married him at First Lutheran Church, Glendale on June 11, 1945. She graduated from Glendale College and was the college's first female Student Body President. As Student Body President, she christened the warship, U.S.S. Glendale. Shirley finished her education at the University of Southern California and graduated as a Registered Nurse. After her children were grown, she worked at California Lutheran Hospital. She was an active member of PEO, Chapter L. Her life revolved around her church and family. Shirley is survived by her husband, Joel, her two daughters, Judith Steele and Martha Harris, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Salem Lutheran Church in Glendale. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Community of the Verdugos toward the Youngquist Nursing Scholarship or The Cancer Society.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Oct. 16, 2016
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