Richard O. Yokley, age 72, of Wonder Lake, passed away Monday, December 21, 2009 at his home surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born January 23, 1937 in Chicago to Samuel and Dorothy Yokley. On September 4, 1970 he married Dianne Codron who preceded him in death.
He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp.
During his working career in sales he held various managerial positions. He was an avid fisherman and loved to fish near the dam in Wonder Lake and in Lake Geneva.
He is survived by two daughters, Tami (Daniel) Jackson of Wonder Lake, Traci (Tad) Fountaine of Spring Prairie, Wisconsin; and five grandchildren, Nicole and Richard Fountaine, Katelyn, Janelle and Jared Jackson.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; and a sister, Dorothy D. Falkenthal.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, December 26, 2009 at Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home, 7611 Hancock Drive, Wonder Lake, Il 60097.
Visitation will continue on Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until the 2:30 p.m. funeral service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Ringwood Cemetery, Ringwood.
For more information call the funeral home at 815-728-0233 or send the family an on-line condolence at www.justenfh.com.