Thelma I Yeaman
YEAMAN, JOHNSON, CRUSE
Posted By: Pat Frette (email)
Date: 2/19/2009 at 05:32:33
Thelma I. Yeaman, 95, of DeKalb, Ill. passed away Sunday, February 15, 2009 at DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center. She was born September 15, 1913 in Ogden, Iowa, the daughter of Herman and Evelyn (Toliver) Johnson. Thelma married Lowell Marlin Cruse in Boone, Iowa and later married William Yeaman.
Thelma was employed at Brenton Bank in Des Moines, Iowa and later was employed at the University of Chicago, she then went back to work at Brenton Bank where she retired. She was a former member of Boone Christian Church in Boone, Iowa.
She is survived by her son, Carl W. (Lois) Cruse of Malta, Ill.; her step-daughter, Barbara (Fred) Graziano of Palos Heights, Ill. and their families; three grandchildren, Carla Cruse of Rockford, Ill., Cynthia (Dale) Lynch of Sycamore, Ill. and Lana (Tom) Lazarz of Antioch, Ill.; seven great grandchildren, Holly (Tom) Giardina of Rockford, Ill., Brett (Molly) Martinson of Rochelle, Ill., Kory and Karlee Lynch both of Sycamore, Ill., Tyler, Spencer and Cambell Lazarz of Antioch, Ill.; two great-great granddaughters, Kelly and Paige Giardina; her niece, Lorene Johnson of Iowa; her nephew, Dennis Johnson, Ankeny, Iowa; several great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Lowell and her second husband, William ; her parents; and her brother, Carl.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Anderson Funeral Home, 2011 South 4th Street in DeKalb with Rev. Robert Vaughn officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, February 19, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment of cremated remains will be at a later date at Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb.
In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established for Thelma I. Yeaman in care of the Anderson Funeral Home, Ltd., P.O. Box 605, DeKalb, IL 60115. For information, call Anderson Funeral Home at (815) 756-1022. Boone News Republican
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