Linda Aline Young, age 62, passed away on October 30, 2023. Linda was born in Mont-Saint-Michel, France and moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado as an infant. She was a lifelong resident of Colorado Springs. Linda retired from Colorado Springs Utilities in 2012.

She was born on February 6, 1961, to Rudolf J. Weide, and Marianne (Ottenbacher) Weide in Mont-Saint-Michel, France. She graduated from Wasson High School in 1979. On March 7, 1992, Linda married the love of her life, Richard D. Young, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Linda loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a loving wife, mother, Oma, and friend. She loved hosting karaoke, being a DJ, riding her bicycle all over town, camping, and was always taking pictures. Linda was the life of the party everywhere she went. She was a member of the Perky Peaks and looked forward to their weekly outings.

After retirement, Linda and Rich were avid snowbirds who loved to travel and spent the majority of their time in Englewood, Florida. While there, she was the fashion show coordinator and helped to plan and participate in many events. She was a humanitarian and always enjoyed helping to better others and making sure that no one went without.

She is survived by her loving husband, Richard Young; her children: Joanne (Kevin) James, Julie Moore, and Janelle Council; her grandchildren: Ashlie Young, Anjela James, Taylor Council, Ashten Vignery, and Akai Council; her great-grandchildren: Shawn Young “Peanut”, Ameer Dixon “Pumpkin”; and her dog, Wedo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolf J. Weide and Marianne (Ottenbacher) Weide.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 12:00-3:00PM, on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1050 South 21st Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904.

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  1. So many memories! She was always doing for others like making sure to dance with the oldest guy, cleaning up cemeteries, and making everybody laugh. She is the only person who I could polka with. And boy did she have fun!! We are all inspired by lovely Linda!

  2. Linda, May you continue to shine on forever , you will always be remembered and never forgotten. Our hearts are broken . Rich and family our condolences.May God be with you .

  3. Linda, You were a true angel on earth. Always inspirational and a blessing to so many people with your acts of kindness and thoughtfulness.
    Our thoughts and prayers for Rich, Wedo and your family.
    We’ll forever feel grateful for knowing you and your special way of making each of us feel special.
    We’ll always love you ~Wendy, Greg, Chelsea, Chad and Jose

  4. Dear, Dear Linda, you were so loved by so many. You were an inspiration to many of us with your loving, bouncy personality and your kindness. we will miss you.
    Rich and family – our sympathy is with you. During these difficult times God is with you. Know that you are loved. many hugs and love.
    Ivan and Betty Morse

  5. Rich- i cant express the sadness thats in my heart! I was so happy to have met and spent time with you guys! I will forever remember Linda and our trip to Colorado Springs! Prayers to you and your family as you cherish the memories of this beautiful person! God Bless

  6. Rich- I cant convey the sadness my heart feels at reading this news. I was elated that I was able to meet the two of you and will cherish our trip to Colorado Springs. I had the greatest time with Linda. She was a truly lovely, unique lady! My condolences to you and your family! God Bless!

  7. Linda was an inspiration to all who knew and met her . She will be truly missed Our heart filled condolences reach out to Rich and her family. Rest in peace our dear friend . Keith and Linda
    Her friends in Englewood !

  8. Linda I will always cherish the memories I was blessed to share with you.You were always so loving and kind to everyone.Your beautiful smile would always light up everyone you were around. I know you’re resting in the arms of Jesus your singing in the heavenly choir. I will miss you you Linda Lou until we meet again 🙏❤️Sending prayers and love to Rich and family 🙏🙏🙏

  9. Linda, you were such a beautiful soul and will be sorely missed. Definitely lit up the room everywhere you went. I couldn’t have made it through some tough times without you. Hard to believe you are no longer with us. Mom said you were “ONE IN A MILLION,” and she was so right. Thoughts and prayers are with your friends and family.

  10. Linda, you will never be forgotten . Love & miss you❤️🙏🏻💕❤️🙏🏻

  11. Linda, you will be missed by so many. It breaks my heart to know you are not going to be a part of our living lives. Thank you for the conversations, the laughs, the tears, and for being so much fun. Karaoke will never be the same. 🙏 RIP Linda!

  12. I wish icould see you one more time when we took our pups for a walk down the beautiful path in the woods. I know you can feel my tears running down my cheeks and telling me you don’t want me to cry. Yet my heart is broken because I can’t understand why someone who was so full of life,and caring for others and who always knew the right things to say when we would talk on the phone for hours. Everyday I think about all the good times and I pray God will give me the understanding as I struggle with this heartache that came when I lost you. Until we meet again my sister ,my best friend. I love you Linda , my Angel.

  13. You will forever remain in my thoughts, my heart and now an Angel of God looking Down on all your family and friends.

  14. Linda, you were the most joyous, kind, wonderful person that I have known. I am blessed to have met you in Engelwood you brought sunshine to everyone every day, such a joyous person ! You are truly an angel and resting with God now, bless you, we will miss you dearly. To Rich, Wedo and family you have lost one of the most precious woman on earth keep her memories close to your heart to help you through these difficult times. She is singing in heaven now ! You are in my heart and prayers.

  15. LINDA, you are a loving, caring, giving, joyous person you will be missed, to Rich Wedo and family so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful angel on earth and she’ll be a wonderful angel in heaven singing away.

  16. I’ll always remember Linda, and the kindness she had for dogs, especially a dog named Chance she helped me adopt. Chance brought much happiness and great company to me. She will be missed.

  17. Our sincere condolences to Rich and the family. We met them through the Moose Lodge in Aransas Pass during their travels. She was a wonderful woman and was fun to be around. She loved her dog Wedo and was always showing us all his tricks and talent. Prayers to the family, we know she will be missed.

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