Obituary: Rita Yeck, 85, of Ludington.

September 10, 2021

Rita Yeck

Obituary: Rita Yeck, 85, of Ludington.

Rita Sue Yeck, 85, of Ludington, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  She was born December 21, 1935, in Ithaca, New York, the daughter of Laurence and Dorothy (Lynch) Erne.

Rita was employed as a secretary by Dow Chemical, Ludington Memorial Hospital, Stokeley Cannery, and Ludington Savings and Loan.

Rita was a member of St. Simon Catholic Church where she had been active in the Catholic Daughters.  She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary.

Rita is survived by: her sister, Karen O’Brien of Ludington; two sisters-in-law, Joyce (Gerald) Sladick of Ludington, and Carol Yeck of Ludington; a niece; and several nephews.

In 1955, Rita married Rolland Yeck who preceded her in death in 2009.  She was also preceded in death by: her brother, Larry Erne; and 2 brothers-in-law, Donald Yeck and Patrick O’Brien.

Private services have been held and interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, Pere Marquette Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

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