Vereecke, Yvonne

Written by David Green.

Yvonne E. Vereecke, 88, of East Street North, Morenci, Mich., died Jan. 2, 2007 at Heartland of Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born Nov. 4, 1918, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Gustave and Emmerance (Voet) Verougstraete. She married Richard Vereecke on Aug. 22, 1936  in Detroit, and he survives.

Yvonne was formerly employed at Fauver Molding Company and Bancroft Cleaners in Morenci. She was a member of Our Lady of Mercy church in Fayette.

Besides her husband, Yvonne is survived by a daughter, Lorraine Vereecke of Jonesville; twin sons, George (and Diana) Vereecke of Morenci and Richard (and Pauline) Vereecke of Wauseon, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter, and a sister, Jeanette Megge of Fraser.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents; a great-granddaughter, a great-great-grandson and two brothers, Remie and George Verougstraete.

Funeral services are scheduled at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Fayette, Ohio, with father Gary Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with a scripture service at 7 p.m. Visitation is also scheduled at the church from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Mercy Church or Hospice of Heartland.

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