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Gress-Yearous, Wendy Sue 1961-2022


Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 1/7/2022 at 09:17:51

Wendy Sue Gress- Yearous, 60, of Monona, Iowa died Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at her home in Monona, Iowa. Wendy was born September 9, 1961 to John “Jack” William and Gale Marie (Kurth) Bissell in Guttenberg, Iowa. She graduated from MFL High School in 1979 and attended NICC in Calmar for a brief time for Nursing.
On September 7, 2013, Wendy was united in marriage with Clay Yearous. Wendy enjoyed many things in life. She loved to travel, and volunteer for the PFFWCF summer camp for burn injured youth. She was a great baker, enjoyed quilting and sewing. Wendy spent most of her days watching her grandson who she adored. She volunteered for MFL ambulance, and helped others whenever she could. She also worked making the donuts at Casey’s on the weekends. Wendy enjoyed deer hunting and making memories with her family. When she had free time she enjoyed camping with her granddaughters.
Surviving Wendy are her mother, Gale Bissell of Monona, Iowa, three children, Rae Anna Gebhardt of Oelwein, Iowa, Tyler Gress (Emily Clauson) of Monona, Iowa and Melita (Tyler) Andreae of Garnavillo, Iowa; six grandchildren, Cody, Karston, McKenna, Leigha, Laynie and Bray; one great grandchild, Bryson; and five siblings, Cindy (Danny) Hertrampf of Cassville, Wisconsin, Kristy Meier of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mary Bissell of Monona, Iowa, Jerry (Darlene) Bissell of Postville and Marty (Robin) Bissell of Monona, Iowa.
Wendy was preceded in death by her father, John “Jack” Bissell; husband, Clay Yearous; and her two brothers, John Bissell and Bradley Bissell.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 pm on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Monona, Iowa. There will also be a one hour visitation before services at the church on Tuesday.
Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Monona, Iowa with Rev. Erika Lenth as the officiant.
Burial will follow after the luncheon in the Oakland Cemetery in Waukon, Iowa.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the MFL Ambulance, P.O. Box 65, Monona, Iowa 52159.
Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona, Iowa is assisting the family with


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