HAMMOND, IN - Shelley M. Young (nee Brendel), age 59 of Hammond, passed away on December 24, 2017. Shelley is survived by her husband of 38 years, Mike Young; children: Michelle (Mike) Bukvich of Crown Point, Joanna (Jose) Figueroa of Hammond, Michael D. (Sarah) Young of Crown Point; grandchildren: Alyssa, Adalina, Sophia, Hannah, Luka, Ameliah; brothers: Jess (Jean) McBride of Schererville, Pete and Keith Brendel; sister, Deb; many nieces and nephews and other loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Joanne; sister, Laura Brendel; brother, Kenny Brendel.
Shelley was a former employee of Almira's Bakery in Hessville. She will be remembered for her gift of gab, her sympathetic ear, and most importantly her devotion as Nana to her grandbabies. Honoring Shelley's request there will be no formal visitation or service. BURNS FUNERAL HOME, Crown Point, entrusted with arrangements.