July 11, 2011
Cedar Bay, MI
William Yates, 62, a resident of Cedar Bay passed away on Monday July 11, 2011 at the Clement J. Zablocki V.A. Medical Center in Milwaukee following a short illness.
He was born on November 11, 1948 in Laurium a son of the late Clarence and Minerva (Marjamaa) Yates.
Bill graduated from Calumet High School with the class of 1967.
She was married to the former Sharon Korri in 1972.
He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.
Bill worked at Calumet Machine, MTU, White Pine Copper Co. and American Welding & Gas.
He was a member of Calumet United Methodist Church.
Surviving is: His wife Sharon
Son: Christopher of San Francisco, CA
His favorite Canine Morgan
Mother in law: Florence Korri
Sisters in law: Darla (Harold) Guy
Brenda (Larry) Solski
Niece: Laura (Matt) Nestle
Private family funeral services will be held.
The Erickson Crowley Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Condolences and remembrances may be shared with the family at www.ericksoncrowley.com
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy memorials may be left to the charity of your choice in Bill’s name.