Rosetta Marie Young

YOUNG, Rosetta Marie Thompson, 74, passed away on October 21, 2013 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Detroit Avenue.

She was born in Weirton, West Virginia on April 7, 1939, to Isaac and Rosie Thompson.

Rosetta was a graduate of Weir High School and went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from West Virginia State University and Master’s Degree in Health Education from the University of Toledo.

She taught for 31 years with Toledo Public Schools, spending 28 years teaching health and physical education at Scott High School. Rosetta was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. She was an avid reader who also enjoyed traveling.

Rosetta was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Dorothea Miller.

She is survived by her former spouse and close friend, Dannie Young, Jr.; daughter, Rhea Nichole; son, Dannie III; grandsons, Jason Mayfield and Dannie Young IV; granddaughters, Allison Young and Andrea Hill; brother, Isaac Thompson Jr.; sisters, Claudia Thompson and Sheila Thomas; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and former students.

Funeral services were held on October 28, 2013 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Toledo, Ohio.