John R. Younkman 88, died Saturday December 28, 2013 at his Newton residence. He was born March 3, 1925 in Hays, Kansas to John and Louise E. (Mercet) Younkman. He was the retired postmaster for North Newton, Kansas. John served his country in WW II in the United States Navy. He greatly enjoyed collecting antiques and traveling to antique shows with his wife Irene.
He is survived by his wife Irene of the home; sons: John and his wife Susan of Pratt, Kansas and Karl Younkman of Wellington, Kansas. John has 3 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents
A private family service will be held in Hillcrest Cemetery in Florence, Kansas.
Memorials are suggested to Caring Hands Humane Society or Newton Public Library