Archive for Wednesday, December 6, 2000

Clyde Yakle

December 6, 2000


A private family inurnment will be at a later date for Clyde R. Yakle, 91, Baldwin City. Mr. Yakle died Sunday, December 3, 2000 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born June 11, 1909, the son of Grace (Randle) and Erheart Yakle. He grew up and attended schools in Baldwin City. He was a life long resident of Baldwin City except for his years of working with the federal government. He worked for the General Services Administration in the Public Building Services Department. He was buildings manager for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Museum in Abilene until his retirement.

He married Ruth Keeble on November 11, 1930 in Council Grove. They were married 47 years before she died in November of 1977.

He was preceded in death by his wife, a son, William Yakle, his parents, a brother and two sisters.

He is survived by three daughters, Patricia Jones and her husband, Albert, Gardner, Karen Bouse and her husband, Harold, Boxman, Mont., and Clydene Williams, Topeka; two sons, Jack Yakle, Tacoma, Wash. and John Yakle and his wife, Ardena, Gulf State Park, Ala.; 20 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Mr. Yakle was cremated and a visitation will be Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home in Baldwin City. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Thursday. A private family inurnment will be at a later date at Mount Hope Mausoleum in Topeka.

The family suggests memorial contributions be left to the Kansas Heart Association or the Kansas Lung Association in care of Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

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