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Vada Lucille Yarmer 1926 - 2016
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Vada Lucille Yarmer 1926 - 2016

ELLINWOOD — Vada Lucille Yarmer, 89, passed away Oct. 4, 2016, at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Born Oct. 19, 1926, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of John and Gertrude Mae (Huffman) Yarmer. She was a lifetime resident of Ellinwood.
Ms. Yarmer was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the St. Joseph Church Altar Society, Daughters of Isabella, and the Heritage Club. Survivors include a nephew, James Yarmer; a niece, Teresa Johnson; a great-nephew, Robert Davidson; a great-niece, Sarah Yarmer; and many loving friends and caregivers from her time spent at Woodhaven. She will be missed. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Norman, Billy Ray, and Jack Yarmer.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday Oct. 10 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ellinwood with Father Terrance Klein presiding. Burial will follow at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in Ellinwood. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday with a 3 p.m. Altar Society Rosary at Minnis Chapel in Ellinwood. Memorials are suggested to the Heritage Club or Woodhaven Care Center in care of the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Minnis Chapel
P.O. Box 246; 113 N. Main
Ellinwood, KS 67526
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 7, 2016