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Mary Margaret Yonker

September 11, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

N. MUSKEGON, Mich. - Mary Margaret Yonker passed away Friday evening, Sept. 7, 2012.

Mary was born Dec. 17 in Hancock, to Charles S. and Nellie (Blackwood) Mason. She attended Hancock High School and took classes at Michigan Technological University and Finlandia University.

On Aug. 1, 1942, Mary married Kenneth James Yonker in Hancock and he survives her.

She was very style conscious and worked in retail, in sales and as an assistant buyer.

Mary was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Muskegon as well as the Century Club, the Muskegon Country Club and the Greater Muskegon Service League.

She took great pleasure in both gardening and shopping.

In addition to her husband of 70 years, Mary is survived by her son Charles (Barbara) Yonker of Muskegon; grandson Christopher (Jolie) Yonker of New Hampshire; and many friends.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, in the Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund or the Greater Muskegon Service League.

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Arrangements by The Sytsema Chapel in Muskegon.



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