|Birth: ||Jun. 11, 1918|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 2015|
Fred E. Yuska, 96, of Marshalltown and formerly of Le Grand and Colo, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2015, at Southridge Nursing &Rehabilitation Center in Marshalltown under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at St. Maryís Catholic Church in Marshalltown with Father Donald Czapla as celebrant. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Funeral Home in Tama with a vigil service at 6 p.m.
Fred was born on June 11, 1918, in Clutier, the son of Emil and Stella (Chaska) Yuska.
On Sept. 30, 1940, he was united in marriage to Bertha Kalinay at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Clutier. Fred was a farmer and also did custom baling and trucking. In 1972, they moved to the Marshalltown area. He was employed by Marshalltown Instrument, retiring in 1980. Fred was a member of St. Maryís Catholic Church in Marshalltown, Cedar Valley Polka Club, Polka Club of America and Senior Citizens of Marshalltown. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing and gardening, especially roses. Fredís greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandson.
He is survived by five sons, Larry (Marilyn) Yuska, of Montour, Don (Carol) Yuska, of New Bern, N.C., Randy (Teri) Yuska, of Blue Grass, Gary (Gail) Yuska, of Council Bluffs, and Mike Yuska, of Omaha, Neb.; one daughter, Pat (Marty) McCoy, of Toledo; 18 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; one sister, Evelyn Hansen, of Reinbeck; and a special friend, Irene Coughenour, of Colo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bertha, on June 29, 2001; one brother, George Yuska; and one grandson, Boyd Elliott.
Memorials may be directed to Care Initiatives Hospice.
Emil Yuska (1886 - 1958)
Stazy "Stella" Anna Chaska Yuska (1898 - 1993)
Bertha Mae Kalinay Yuska (1921 - 2001)*
Fred Emil Yuska (1918 - 2015)
George Albert Yuska (1920 - 2012)*
Evelyn Clara Yuska Hansen (1923 - ____)*
Created by: Louis
Record added: Dec 28, 2009
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