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Pvt Marvin L. "Sonny / Fat Daddy" Yeakle
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1934
Grant County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 2007
Grant County
Indiana, USA


Marvin L. Yeakle

June 26, 1934 - April 24, 2007

(Marion) 72 year old Marvin L. Yeakle died on April 24, 2007at 8:30 a.m. at Colonial Oaks Health Care Center in Marion. Mr. Yeakle was born in Marion on June 26, 1934 to the late Lester and Stella (Summers) Yeakle. Mr. Yeakle lived in Marion all of his life.
Mr. Yeakle married Betty J. Cheek on May 19, 1955. She survives. He served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1956.

He was in the water well business in Grant County all of his life. He served on the Marion Police Department and retired in 1978. He was a Salamonie Campground Host for several years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Eagles Lodge, Moose Lodge, and Amvets. Mr. Yeakle loved his grandchildren, family and his dog, Jake.

In addition to his wife, Marvin L. Yeakle is survived by six children- Marvin L. (Nancy) Yeakle, Marion, Indiana; Garry L. (Kathy) Yeakle, Indianapolis, Indiana; Debra E. (Randy) Lanning, Noblesville, Indiana; Dennie W. (Suzanne) Yeakle, Fairmount, Indiana; Martha J. (Joe) Turner, LaFontaine, Indiana; Lisa E. (Scott) Briner, Peru, Indiana; four sisters- Sandra (Ron) Totten, Gas City, Indiana; Lovelle Campbell, Marion, Indiana; Nadine Howell, Marion, Indiana; Jean Yeakle, Indianapolis, Indiana; thirteen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren,

Mr. Yeakle was preceded in death by his brother Delbert Yeakle and two sisters Darlene Bish and Olatha Bricker.

Visitation for Marvin L. Yeakle will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2007, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Marion Chapel, 2722 South Washington Street, Marion, Indiana.

The Funeral Service for Marvin L. Yeakle will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 27, 2007 at Hillside Wesleyan Church, 2510 Home Avenue with the Rev. Gary Bingham officiating. Burial will be in Marion National Cemetery, Marion, Indiana.

Mr. Yeakle loved children and his family has requested that memorial donations be made to a children's charity of the donor's choice. 
Family links: 
  Charles Lester Yeakle (1910 - 1961)
  Stella Sommers Yeakle (1904 - 1961)
  Betty Jane Cheek Yeakle (1933 - 2014)*
  Olatha M. Yeakle Bricker (1933 - 2000)*
  Marvin L. Yeakle (1934 - 2007)
  Lovelle A Yeakle Campbell (1936 - 2008)*
  Jewel Darlene Yeakle Bish (1937 - 2002)*
  Delbert E. Yeakle (1939 - 1989)*
  Sandra Yeakle Totten (1941 - 2009)*
  Wilma Naedine Yeakle Howell (1947 - 2012)*
  Wilma N Yeakle Howell (1947 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Marion National Cemetery
Grant County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 10, Row 5, Plot 99
Created by: Night Angel
Record added: Apr 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19097749
Pvt Marvin L. Sonny / Fat Daddy Yeakle
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Pvt Marvin L. Sonny / Fat Daddy Yeakle
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Pvt Marvin L. Sonny / Fat Daddy Yeakle
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- Veteran's family
 Added: Aug. 31, 2013
Father FAG 86666199 Charles Lester Mother FAG 25124840 Stella
- Lynn Stoops Chapel
 Added: Oct. 10, 2012
There isn't a day that's gone by that I haven't thought of you, you were everything to me and I couldn't of asked for a better Grandpa than you. I love you and miss you so much!
- Katie
 Added: Feb. 17, 2009
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