Celebrating the life of Mary C. Yanacheak
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Anthon, Iowa - Mary C. Yanacheak, 64, of Anthon, Iowa died Sunday, October 23, 2016, at the Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center in Correctionville, Iowa. The funeral Mass will be Wednesday, October 26, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anthon with Rev. Dan Greving officiating. Burial will be in Mt. St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at Anthon. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 25 from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Home in Anthon,. There will be a Legion Auxiliary Service at 5:30 p.m. and a Vigil Wake Service at 6:00 pm. followed by the Rosary led by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. The family is receiving condolences on line at www.armstrongfuneral.com.
Mary Cecelia Yanacheak was born in Sioux City, Iowa to Frank and Carolyn (Walling) Yanacheak on April 3, 1952. She graduated school at the Anthon-Oto High School in Anthon.
Mary first worked at several waitress and custodial jobs in Sioux City and came home to Anthon in 1993, to take care of her mother. After her mother’s death, she remained in Anthon.
She was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anthon where she served as Regent for the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. She was also a lector and Eucharistic Minister at church in years past. She too was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary McNiff Unit #389 of Anthon, serving as a past president.
Mary truly enjoyed the company of people in general, reading, playing cards, and the special time spent with her friends.
Survivors include one brother, Charles “Chuck” Yanacheak of Chatham, Illinois; a step sister, Margaret Finzen of Indianapolis, Indiana; nine nieces and nephews; two step nieces; and one step nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; one brother, Tom in 2015; aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.
402 East Brady Street
Anthon, IA 51004
Auxiliary Service 5:30 p.m. Vigil Service 6:00 p.m. followed by the Rosary led by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas
400 East Randolph Street
Anthon, IA 51004