Archive for Thursday, February 24, 2005

Elizabeth A. Yunker


February 24, 2005

Services for Elizabeth A. Yunker, 83, Lansing, were conducted Monday at R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Burial followed at Mount Muncie Cemetery.

She died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Cushing Hospital in Leavenworth.

Ms. Yunker was born Aug. 12, 1921, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Salvatore and Rafalea Sena Nigro.

Ms. Yunker worked for many years as a jewelry maker at Terrific Jewelry Wholesalers in New York until her retirement, when she moved to the area to be near her family. She was an active member of Truth Tabernacle Church.

She married Peter Yunker on Jan. 31, 1960, in New York.

Survivors include a sister, Helena Zawislak, Cheshire, Mass.; a daughter, Michelle Crook, Tonganoxie; a son, Peter Yunker, New Haven, Conn.; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to Truth Tabernacle Church in care of the funeral home.


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