Catherine Yakle

Died: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

Funeral Ceremony

10:30 AM Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

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Catherine F. Yakle, aged 84 years, of Wapello, died Monday January 21, 2019 at her home. The daughter of John A. and Elizabeth Feeny Connor, she was born on July 17, 1934 in Red Bank, New Jersey. She was the youngest of thirteen children. She married Daniel McKay ‘Danny’ Yakle on December 5, 1955 in Red Bank, New Jersey. He preceded her in death on November 8, 2017.

Catherine graduated from High School in New Jersey and worked as a bank teller after graduation. She was the owner of Kate’s Ceramic Store in Wapello, Iowa and worked at Casey’s, Tri State Envelope, the Wapello Sale Barn and farmed with her husband Danny. Her hobbies included ceramics, painting, puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was of the Catholic faith.

Her family includes three sons: Daniel & Cindy Yakle and David & Susan Yakle both of Wapello, and Steve & Roxy Yakle of Winfield; 7 grandchildren, Scott & Cassandra Yakle, Brian Yakle, Travis & Emily Yakle, Kimberly & Sean Adams, Kayla & Jarad Kraft, Christopher Yakle, and Allison Yakle; 4 great-grandchildren, Daniel J. Yakle, Caisey Yakle, Dayne Hogue, and Zoey Hogue; and a special niece Kathleen Shawlinski of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Catherine was preceded in death by her parents, husband Danny, and 12 siblings.

The funeral for Catherine Yakle will be on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at 10:30 AM at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello, Iowa with Pastor Dean Graber officiating. Burial will follow at the Wapello Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 PM at the funeral home.

A memorial fund has been established to benefit the Wapello Cemetery.

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Dana Teel
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss. I was privileged to have met her in her home. I know that she is reunited with her husband now for eternity and take some comfort in that knowledge.

Barb Papcke
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
Danny, David & Steven,

Dave & I lost a dear friend, but the universe received a new beautiful star.
Our condolences to you and all of the Yakle family.

Dave & Barb Papcke
Elkhorn, WIsconsin

Jessica Clothier
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019

THE COLOR OF MEMORIES TABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent by The Wiele's and The Clothier's.

Rest in Peace Catherine. Our prayers are with you and all of the family! Love you Catherine, Janet, Jess, Josh, and Zach.

Robert Knoll
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Heartland Harley-Davidson.

Kayla, Kim and family: Our deepest condolences from your Heartland Harley-Davidson family

Jane Quigley
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
We are so sadden to hear about Grandma Yakle, she will be deeply missed. I'm just so thankful to of been able to spend time with her before her passing. Strength for your families to get through this difficult time. Love all. Jane & Brad Quigley

Dennis & Karron Stineman
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
So sorry to hear about Aunt Catherine's passing. Our sympathies to the boys and their families.

Brad & Tami Wagner
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
Danny, David & Steven sorry for your loss. Your mom was a good person. Always enjoyed visiting the farm with your family.

Brad & Tami Wagner
Palmdale, CA

Dennis Teel
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
She was a special lady and will be missed. I have spent many days at the Yakle farm over the years. Lots of good memories with good people.

Jean Bermel
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
My sympathy to the family. Your mom was always giving someone static and had a comeback during the good old days at the Wapello Sale Barn.

Tom & Linda Eisenmayer
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
May the grace and peace of our Lord Jesus carry you all through the days ahead.

Greg Fuller
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Dan, Dave and Steve,

My condolences on the passing of your mother. Hope all is well with you guys.

Kent and Kris Hollingsworth
   Posted Tue January 29, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. We had such a wonderful time at Lake Odessa with your parents. I especially remember your mom and her raccoons. What a fabulous lady. Sure do wish we could go back to our cabin days again..
Times have sure changed everything.
I have some ceramics your mom made for my mom. They are so treasured!!
God bless you all.

Dave and Carol Barrick
   Posted Fri February 08, 2019
We just received our Wapello Republican and saw that Catherine had passed away. We are so sorry to hear this as we had lots of fun talks at the farm. May all her sons and their families have wonderful memories.

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