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Rita Yesalonis

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 5 Apr 2004 (aged 66)
Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Hermantown, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 176337512 · View Source
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Services will be held today, Thurs., Apr. 8, 2004, for Rita Yesalonis. She died Mon., Apr. 5, 2004, in Lake Haven Manor. She was 66.

Rita was born July 8, 1937 in Detroit, Mich., to John and Helen (Mincavage) Yesalonis, and was a longtime area resident. She graduated from UWS in 1974 with high honors and a BS degree in Business. She was a county clerk for St. Louis County from 1979 to 1997, when she retired. Rita was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the American Legion. She loved gardening, canning, baking, traveling and spending time with her family and grandchildren. Rita was a long time volunteer with the Salvation Army.

Surviving is her special friend and companion Roy Carlson of Duluth, sons Ronald (Mary Jo) Booth of Duluth and Jesse (Kristina) Booth of Osceola, Wis., a daughter LaDonna (Larry Sr.) Yadon of Superior, Wis., grandchildren Kenny (Rachel) Rogers, Karla Rogers, Tina Booth, Jesse Booth Jr., Mandy Booth, and Lacey Booth, and a great-grandson Jacob Lackner.

Visitation in Bell Brothers Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service today, Thursday, in Zion Lutheran Church. Inurnment will be in Union Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Truman Bratteli
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176337512
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rita Yesalonis (8 Jul 1937–5 Apr 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176337512, citing Union Cemetery, Hermantown, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Truman Bratteli (contributor 47361312) .