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Welcome to the memorial page for

Shirley Joan (Krause) Yonker

March 9, 1931 ~ June 27, 2017 (age 86)

Shirley Joan (Krause) Yonker, born in Grand Haven on March 9, 1931 to Harold and Leola (Darby) Krause, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Shirley worked in the food service department for Grand Haven Public Schools where she retired after many years of service. She also worked for Meijer as an associate. Shirley enjoyed gardening, playing cards and solving word puzzles. She spent her leisure time reading and watching Jeopardy! Shirley was also a faithful follower of the Detroit Tigers. Shirley is survived by her daughters, Jean Yonker, Jill (Rich) Bayne; sons, Charles (Cindy) Yonker, James (Cathy) Yonker, Steven (Mary Kay) Yonker; 12 grandchildren; one great grandchild; several nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law, Robert (Karen) Yonker, Jim Blaney and sister-in-law, Carolyn Krause. She was predeceased by her parents, brothers; Harold and Theodore “Ted” Krause and sisters, Judy Schroeder and Patty Blaney. A memorial service for Shirley will be 11:00 am Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Klaassen Family Funeral Home with Rev. Kurt Wenzelburger officiating. Interment will be in Lake Forest Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Loutit District Library, GHACF - Catwalk Fund or Tri-Cities Historical Museum. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Shirley’s online guest book. Arrangements by Klaassen Family Funeral Home.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Loutit District Library
407 Columbus Ave., Grand Haven MI 49417
Tel: 1-616-842-5560
Web: http://loutitlibrary.org

GHACF - Catwalk Maintenance Fund
1 South Harbor, Grand Haven MI 49417

Tri-Cities Historical Museum
200 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven MI 49417



 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
July 1, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Klaassen Family Funeral Home
1500 Robbins Road
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Memorial Service
Saturday
July 1, 2017

11:00 AM
Klaassen Family Funeral Home
1500 Robbins Road
Grand Haven, MI 49417


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