Obit: Yule, James Harold (1928 - 2010)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Yule, Creviston, Erdman, Jenkins, Karczeuski, Schnur, Oestreich, Weudling, Hauerstein, Schmidt, Smith, Bjerke 

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 10, 2010 

Yule, James Harold (27 August 1928 - 8 March 2010) 

James Yule, 81, of Alma Center, formerly of Neillsville died Monday, March 8, 2010, at his home. 

James Harold Yule was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Fairchild, the son of Harold and Mayo (Creviston) Yule.  He attended school in Fairchild and then was united in marriage to Betty Erdman Jan. 21, 1948, in Augusta.  They lived most of their married life in Neillsville.  Jim worked for Farmer’s Store Company, Holmes Greep, a Notion’s Company, as a salesman and the IGA in Neillsville.  Jim enjoyed watching Green Bay Packer football and NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon. 

He is survived by his wife, Betty; five children, Mary Lou (Ronald) Jenkins of Eau Claire, Judith (Mike) Karczeuski of Buxton, ND, Carolee (Patrick) Schnur of Merrillan, Pamela (Marty) Oestreich of Three Forks, MT, and John (Peggy) Yule of Alma Center.  Jim is also survived by nine grandchildren: Melissa Weudling, Michelle Hauerstein, Miranda Schmidt, Mickey Karczeuski, Joel Jenkins, Robert Oestreich, Jeremy Oestreich, Jacob Yule and Matt Yule; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Bonnie Smith of Deming, NM. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. 

A memorial service for Jim will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 12, 2010, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville.  Pastor Douglas Bjerke will officiate.  Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the Gesche Funeral home. 

Honorary Casketbearers are his grandchildren. 

Online condolences may be made at

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Jim’s family with funeral arrangements. 



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