Yvonne G. Merkes, 81, of rural Lancaster died on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 at her home. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 31 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Platteville with Rev. John Del Priore officiating. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. The Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville served the family. Memorials may be made to the Yvonne Merkes Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com.
See complete obituary in the Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 issue of the Grant County Herald Independent