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Vera Yerks

1924 - 2010

Vera Yerks age 85 of Rogers City
passed away April 4, 2010 at Cheboygan Memorial Hospital

Vera was born September 27, 1924 in Alpena, MI
to Louis and Ruth (Pake) Selke

She graduated from Rogers City High School in 1943. On July 19, 1947 Vera Selke
married Melvin Yerks at St. John Lutheran Church. She worked at Mel’s Market for
28 years and was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church

Mrs. Yerks is survived by:
2 daughters, Sherry Rayha of Cheboygan and Debbie (Jay) Klein of Traverse City;
1 granddaughter, Kasey Lynn Klein of Traverse City;
3 sisters, Phyllis (Larry) Syrett, Donna (Dick) Peacock, and Urlene Cousineau;
2 brothers, Douglas (Vernetta) Selke and KayDon (Audrey) Selke all of Rogers City;
Many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by:
husband, Melvin in 1992;
brother, Lathan Selke; and
son in law Thomas Rayha in 1993

Friends may visit the Beck Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m,
Visitation will resume at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Wednesday from
1:00 p.m. until time of funeral at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Robert Case officiating.

Interment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Westminster Presbyterian Church.

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Vera Yerks – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI