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Gordon G. Yerke

June 26, 1932 May 25, 2018
Gordon G. Yerke
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Gordon G. Yerke, 85, passed away peacefully at home with the love of his family surrounding him on May 25, 2018. He was born June 26, 1932 in Gladwin, MI, son to Gustav and Helena Yerke. Gordon was a retired and talented carpenter, and a Veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of South Church, Lansing, and enjoyed traveling, hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his loving wife of 55 years, Delores “Dee”, son Keith (Sue) Yerke, daughter Nancy Yerke; grandchildren: Jason (Linzy) Yerke, Kristin Yerke, Jesse Lashley, and Lauren Yerke; sisters Clara Schmidt and Gertrude McGlothlin, many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at South Church, 5250 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing, MI 48917. Military graveside services will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Delta Mills. Visitations will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. For those wishing, memorial contributions can be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice in memory of Gordon Yerke. Online condolences can be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Tuesday

29

May

2:00 PM 5/29/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 5/29/2018 4:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

29

May

6:00 PM 5/29/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/29/2018 8:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Wednesday

30

May

2:00 PM 5/30/2018 2:00:00 PM
South Church

5250 Cornerstone Drive
Lansing, MI 48917

South Church
5250 Cornerstone Drive Lansing 48917 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Hillside Cemetery Final Resting Place

Delta River Drive
Lansing, MI 48906

Delta River Drive Lansing 48906 MI
United States
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