Obit: Yorkston, Neva L. (1900 - 1984)

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----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 27 Aug 1984

Yorkston, Neva L. (27 Feb. 1900 - 25 Aug. 1984)

Neillsville - Mrs. Leslie W. (Neva L.) Yorkston, 84, of 216 Oak St., Neillsville, died at 1:45 p.m. Friday at Memorial Home.

Services were at 1:30 p.m. today at United Methodist Church, Neillsville, Wis. The Rev. Howard Ott officiated and burial was in Windfall Cemetery, Granton.

The former Neva L. Leach was born Feb. 27, 1900 in Granton, a daughter of the late Adolph and Blanche (Beecher) Leach. The family moved to Wisconsin Rapids, where she was educated, graduating from high school there in 1917.

She then moved to Neillsville and was employed in the office of the Clark County register of deeds for several years, then in 1931 she went to work for the Lynn Mutual Insurance Co., where she was employed until her retirement in 1965.

She was a member of United Methodist Church, Carmi Chapter No. 60, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Granton chapter of the Royal Neighbors of America.

She was married to Leslie W. Yorkston June 16, 1920 in Granton. He died in February , 1962.

Survivors include one son, Robert L. Yorkston of Milwaukee, Ore., a sister, Mrs. Franklin (Frances) Love of Madison; and three granddaughters.



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