September 11, 2017
DAVENPORT - Marie A. Yates, 92, of Davenport passed away Monday, September 11, 2017, at Ridgecrest Village, Davenport. Funeral services will be held at noon Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the mortuary. Memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN). Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com
Marie was born May 9, 1925, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of John and Kathryn (Way) Gault. She was united in marriage to Richard T. Yates in October 1944. They were known as a lively and fun couple. He preceded her in death December 19, 2003.
She cherished her time with her family and her life revolved around them. She also loved cooking, doing crossword puzzles, playing BINGO, going to the boat and her weekly lunches with friends. She loved shopping, especially in the Amanas. The color purple was her favorite color.
Those left to honor her memory include her children, Judy Lannan, Davenport, Richard (Georgina) Yates, Davenport, Robert Yates, Davenport, Ronald (Angela) Yates, Saluda, North Carolina, Robyn (Tom) Hardisty, Lakewood, California; grandchildren, Lisa (Peter) Manesis, Iowa City, Kris Nymann (Tony Cherveny) Milan, Richard Yates, Davenport, Scott Yates, Moline, Kara Thompson, Lakewood, California, and John Hardisty, Lakewood, California.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Bernadette, Dorothy, Catherine and Rita; and brothers, William and Walter.
The family would like to express their appreciation to her extended family of caregivers at Ridgecrest Village.