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Helen M. Yeary

May 20, 1937 – February 6, 2017


YearyHelen M. Yeary, age 79 of Monroe, died at 7:15 a.m. Monday at Fountain View of Monroe. She had been seriously ill for two months.

Family and friends may visit from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rupp Funeral Home where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Rev. Lawrence Detruf will officiate followed by burial at Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle.

Born May 20, 1937 in Monroe, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Catherine (Bodi) Perry. She married Joseph E. Yeary on November 24, 1962 in Toledo, Ohio. He preceded her in death on February 2, 1991.

Helen was proud to be a homemaker and also provided home child care for approximately ten years.

Helen is survived by two daughters, Dora Yeary and Lorie (Stephanie) Yeary, both of Monroe; brother, Andrew Perry of Monroe; sister, Margie Cleary of Temperance; three grandchildren, Evelyn Grace Yeary, Jarrett Joseph Edward Yeary, and Lynnell Faith Yeary.

Memorial donations in her memory may be made to The Devoted Barn, 6227 N. Dixie Hwy., Newport, MI 48166 (

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4 Responses to Helen M. Yeary

  • Kay & David Goins says:

    To Lorie & Stephanie, Dora and Helen’s grandchildren, that she loved so much, I am so sorry. Also to ALL of her family, we are sending our condolences.. I know she is in a better place. She was a wonderful neighbor. May God be with you all. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Much love to you all.

  • So sorry to hear about Grandma Yeary, loss is so difficult. Our thoughts and prayers are with Lori, Stephanie, Dora, and the kids!

  • Ken and Carol Baumgartner says:

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Sending our love to you all.

  • Please accept my sincere condolences to the family and friends. Among his many assignments, Jesus lovingly promises “to bind up the brokenhearted” and “comfort all who mourn.”-Isaiah 61:1,2. Hoping you find a measure of solace in these words.

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