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Laila Niemi
B: 1928-02-24
D: 2018-08-07
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Niemi, Laila
Wilbert Wainio
B: 1949-01-21
D: 2018-08-06
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Wainio, Wilbert
James "Eli" Frantti
B: 1940-12-29
D: 2018-08-06
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Frantti, James "Eli"
John Hrebec
B: 1960-01-11
D: 2018-08-04
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Hrebec, John
Anna Anttila
B: 1932-12-08
D: 2018-08-02
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Anttila, Anna
Jeff Percifield
D: 2018-08-01
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Percifield, Jeff
Annette Gagnon
B: 1937-08-17
D: 2018-07-29
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Gagnon, Annette
Patricia MacQueen
B: 1916-03-29
D: 2018-07-21
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MacQueen, Patricia
Verna Daavettila
B: 1933-03-20
D: 2018-07-13
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Daavettila, Verna
Joyce Huhta
B: 1927-06-12
D: 2018-06-29
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Huhta, Joyce
Paul McKinstry
B: 1936-04-05
D: 2018-06-28
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McKinstry, Paul
William Apger
B: 1933-02-12
D: 2018-06-21
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Apger, William
Anna Miettinen
B: 1932-10-28
D: 2018-06-17
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Miettinen, Anna
Dan Harter
B: 1969-03-21
D: 2018-06-14
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Harter, Dan
Clayton Mugford
B: 1940-12-21
D: 2018-06-09
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Mugford, Clayton
Alden Juntunen
B: 1936-09-24
D: 2018-06-08
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Juntunen, Alden
Diane Isola
B: 1938-07-30
D: 2018-06-06
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Isola, Diane
Mark Heikkinen
B: 1956-06-28
D: 2018-06-05
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Heikkinen, Mark
Eva Komula
B: 1922-08-02
D: 2018-06-04
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Komula, Eva
Arthur Wheeler
B: 1930-09-02
D: 2018-05-27
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Wheeler, Arthur
Paul Brewer
B: 1940-12-19
D: 2018-05-26
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Brewer, Paul

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Condolence From: Cindy Schersching and Tom Kies
Condolence: Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Your friendship has meant so much to us, please let us know if there is anything we can do. We hope to see you soon.
Wednesday November 30, -0001
Condolence From: Kathy Burton
Condolence: My sympathy to Shirley's family. I always looked forward to seeing Shirley at all of the big meets in Michigan. She always talked me into judging with her, which I was happy to do because she was great to visit with throughout the day.

My thoughts and prayers are with Jim and family.
She will be greatly missed.
Wednesday November 30, -0001
Condolence From: Denise Casula
Condolence: Dear Mr. Yates, Mike, and Jon,
So sorry to hear of your loss. I have many fond memories of Mrs. Yates during the years my family was involved with the Glen Ellyn speedskating team.
All best,
Denise Casula
Wednesday November 30, -0001
Condolence From: Suzanne A. Coffey
Condolence: Jim, I am so sorry about your family's loss. I relly appreciated all the Love that Shirley shared with us in the Speedskating family. I am however so grateful that I was present when we found Shirley. My prayers are with you and your family in your time of need.
Wednesday November 30, -0001
Condolence From: Heather (Trepanier) Dalmage
Condolence: Dear Mr. Yates, Jon and Jim:

I am very sorry for your loss. I have many good memories of Shirley at meets, Lake Ellyn, and beyond.

Warm regards,

Heather
Wednesday November 30, -0001
Condolence From: Patricia Sokolis
Condolence: Dear Jim, Mike, Jon etc.
I so remember the really great times we all had at the meets! Shirley made all of them better. I am thinking of her and you all too.
Wednesday November 30, -0001
Condolence From: Andy and Patty Green
Condolence: Jim, we are sad to hear of your loss. We know Shirley as having a great smile and uplifting spirit. That will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Wednesday November 30, -0001
Condolence From: Sherri (Maninga) Kallas
Condolence: Jim and Family, you have my deepest sympathy. I remeber Dad would always talk about his visits with you. Dad always loved coming to visit you at Hermits Cove. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Wednesday November 30, -0001
Condolence From: Mary Wong
Condolence: Shirley was a great supporter of new clubs and associations all around the country. She encouraged everyone to take part in every thing - and to be a contributor. On 4/29/10 I happened to find the first letter that she sent to us, dated May 28, 1988, telling us about all the support that we have in getting our club started. I posted the letter on my facebook page. It is pure Shirley - in one page telling us just about all we needed to know and putting us in touch with all the help we would need! Greg and I are so glad we got to see Shirley at the recent US Nationals. I remember the first nationals I attended. It was at Paramount where Shirley and I met for the first time and before I knew it, I was a place picker. She would not hear anyone's protests of not being able to "do" something. We carry that attitude with us today. With fond memories...
Mary and Greg Wong
Wednesday November 30, -0001
Condolence From: Tom Cushman
Condolence: My condolences to the entire Yates family. So many memories growing up in the sport with you all. In recent years I have always enjoyed running into Shirley and catching up. I have also much admired her unflagging support of our sport and most of all her smile, her always positive outlook. I will miss her.
Wednesday November 30, -0001
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