Yvonne M. Follis, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, in the Middle River Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on Jan. 11, 1923, in Iron River.
She married Raymond Follis on April 16, 1942, and celebrated 58 years of marriage before he passed away on Aug. 8, 2000.
She was employed as a postal clerk in the Brule Post Office before retiring in 1988.
Yvonne was a member of the Brule Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed shopping, gardening and took pride in her flower gardens. She treasured the time she could spend with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by three sons, Allan (Gail) Follis, Lake Nebagamon, Harold (Nancy) Follis, Grafton, Gene (Barb) Follis, Brule; 11 grandchildren, Tricia (Jason) Bartylla, Troy (Wendy) Follis, Travis (Kim) Follis, Doug Follis, Tom (Jenny) Follis, Sherrie (Greg) Nackel, Andy (Karen) Follis, Samantha Follis, Serena Follis, Sheila Follis and Lisa Follis; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Beverly (John) Hoffman, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Raymond, Yvonne was preceded in death by a son, Thomas; a grandson, Todd; a great-grandson, Carson; her mother, Borgyl; one sister, Joan; and two brothers, Frank and Glen Martin.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. until the noon funeral service on Monday, at the Brule Presbyterian Church with Pastor Deborah Bartelt, officiating.
Burial will be in the Iron River City Cemetery.
Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.