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Reginald E. "Reg" Yockey

August 19, 1942 August 24, 2018
Reginald E. "Reg" Yockey
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Obituary for Reginald E. "Reg" Yockey

Reginald E. “Reg” Yockey, age 76, of Anthon, Iowa, passed away on Friday, August 24 2018, at the Mercy Medical Center of Sioux City, Iowa.

A Graveside will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Oak Hill Cemetery of Anthon, Iowa. Pastor Karen Handke will officiate. A visitation will be held one hour prior from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Armstrong – Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa. The Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online www.armstrongfuneral.com.

Reginald E. “Reg” Yockey, the son of Clelland “Jib” and Violet (Livermore) Yockey, was born on August 19, 1942, in Anthon, Iowa. He grew up in the town of Anthon and was a graduate of Anthon-Oto High School.

After high school Reg enlisted into the United States Army. He honorably served his country from 1964 to 1966. After returning from the service, Reg worked for the United States Post Office until his retirement.

On August 3, 2000, Reg was united in marriage to Reta (Fisher) Gotto. The two enjoyed each other’s company until Reta’s passing in 2013. Reg enjoyed watching sports and favored all Arizona teams. He liked eating popcorn, playing cards, coloring with his grandchildren and spending time with his family.

Left to cherish his memory are step children Rob (JoAnn) Gotto of Orange City, IA, Rachelle (Eric) Polkinghorn of Moville, IA, and Robyn (Lee) Hirst of Sioux City, IA; 7 step grandchildren; 3 step great-grandchildren with one on the way; nephews Scott (Connie) Yockey of Anthon, IA and David (Deby) Yockey of Sioux Falls, SD; nieces Dawn (David) Zanhley of Anthon, IA and Terri (Mark) Green of Bonner Springs, KS.

Reg was preceded in death by his parents Clelland and Violet Yockey; wife Reta Yockey; brothers Fritz and Denny Yockey; and mother-in-law Lucille Fisher.

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Visitation

Saturday

8

Sep

2:00 PM 9/8/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 9/8/2018 3:00:00 PM
Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Homes - Anthon

402 East Brady Street
Anthon, IA 51004

Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Homes - Anthon
402 East Brady Street Anthon 51004 IA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

8

Sep

3:00 PM 9/8/2018 3:00:00 PM
Oak Hill Cemetery

Anthon, IA 51004

Oak Hill Cemetery
Anthon 51004 IA
United States
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