Archive for Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Obituary: Rodney G. Yates

October 11, 2006

Cremation with private inurnment is planned for Rodney G. Yates, 46, Tonganoxie, who died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Yates was born July 22, 1960, in Lawrence, the son of Lloyd T. and Florence L. (Burkhart) Yates. He was a supervisor for Kansas Department of Transportation, Kansas City, Kan., where he had worked 22 years.

Survivors include two sons, Dylan and Conner Yates, Tonganoxie; two brothers, Gary Blanck, Perry, and Charles Yates, Tonganoxie; and a sister, Marilyn Ousdahl, Lawrence.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Rodney Yates Children's Education Fund or to the American Liver Foundation, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at the funeral home.

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