In Memory

William J. Yankus

William J. Yankus

William ""Bill"" J. Yankus

1942 - 2020

William "Bill" J. Yankus, age 77, formerly of Kenosha, WI and lived in St. Lawrence, passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 8, 2020 at the Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon. He was born on December 5, 1942 in Kenosha, WI to Edward and Ruth (nee Sorenson) Yankus. He attended Kenosha schools graduating in 1962 from Mary D. Bradford High School. Bill was in the Kingsmen Drum Corp and became an instructor for several years. He was active with scouting and was lucky to attend several jamborees here and in Europe. Bill was a 4H leader for the St. Lawrence Eager Beavers 4H Club. He also joined the fire department and became on of their first EMT's.

Bill leaves behind his loving wife of 49 years, Barbara "Barb" (nee Crysdale) Yankus; three children, William E., Bonnie L. (Tom) Eldred and Margaret A. (John) Goebel; five grandchildren, Jed, Cal, Gio, Mia and Amanda; sister Ruth Ann (Wayne) Higgins; nieces, nephews, sisters and brothers-in-laws, other relatives and friends.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents.

Rest in peace fellow classmate.


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09/14/20 04:42 AM #1    

Jerald Greco

Rest In Peace Bill.

09/14/20 10:56 AM #2    

Michael Moran

My condolences to his family! I rember Bill as a really nice guy!!

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