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Shirley Yerks

1925 - 2011

Shirley Anne Yerks age 85 of Rogers City
passed away June 6, 2011 at Tendercare Health Center
in Rogers City.

She was born September 21, 1925 in Cheboygan
to Stanley and Agnes (Gindera) Marx

On April 26, 1958 she married Robert Yerks at St. John Lutheran Church.

Shirley was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and it’s Ladies Aid Society.
She enjoyed spending time in her gardens and her kitchen. Mrs. Yerks will be
remembered for her wonderful baked goods.

She is survived by:
her loving and devoted husband, Bob;
daughter, Lori (Gordon) Kandow;
3 granddaughters, Kelli, Megan, and Jenna Kandow, all of New York;
1 brother, Stanley Marx Jr, and
1 sister, Phyllis Stempky, both of Cheboygan.

Shirley was preceded in death by:
parents, Stanley and Agnes Marx;
brother, Earl Marx; and
sister, Edith Dotski.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m.
with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday at
St. John Lutheran Church from 10:00 a.m. through time of service at 11:00 a.m.
with Pastor John Schreiber officiating.

Interment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery

Memorials may be given to St. John Lutheran Church, Hospice of Michigan, or
Rogers City Tendercare – Activitics Room in memory of Shirley Yerks.

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Shirley Yerks – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI