Robert A. Yanke

EVART — Robert A. Yanke, loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle of Evart passed away at the age of 79 on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Spectrum Health-Reed City Campus. He was born November 29, 1932 in LaGrange, Ind., to Frank H. and Leona Fay Yanke.

He was an Evart area resident the last 37 years and retired from working in a foundry. He loved being with his family, enjoyed mechanic work and farming.

He leaves behind four children, Greg, Penny, Robin and Julie; helped raise Robert, Marsha, Marty and Lloyd Hellenthal and Joseph, Jon and Malinda Pease; three sisters; two brothers; 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.