Waynedale Obituaries


MICHAEL LYNN YOQUELET, 59, of Yoder, died Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at his residence. Born December 29, 1947, in Bluffton, he was a driver for Gerig’s Trucking & Leasing. He was a Vietnam Army Veteran.

Survived by his wife, Betty C. Yoquelet of Yoder; mother, Josephine Yoquelet of Ossian; daughter, Debra (Robert) Tappen of Fort Wayne; step-sons, James (Jeanette) Pierce of Monroeville, Joseph Pierce, Jerry (Danielle) Pierce of Ripon, California and Jon (Debbie) Pierce of Greensboro, N.C.; sister, Connie Nowak of Fort Wayne; brothers, Dave Yoquelet of Rochester and Phil Yoquelet of Fort Wayne; three grandchildren; and eight step-grandchildren.

Service was Saturday, May 19, 2007 at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne. Calling was Friday, May 18, 2007 at the funeral home. Burial at Prairie Grove Cemetery.

Memorials to Southern Care Hospice or Southwest Fire District.

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