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Sue Yates

Sue M. Yates, 80, of Carey, passed away at 6:56 a.m. on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at her residence.
Born Nov. 5, 1937, in Carey, she was the daughter of the late Carl Grant and Alma Kathryn (Sopher) Gibson. She married Dennis J. Yates on Nov. 27, 1962, and he preceded her in death on June 24, 2007.
She is survived by five daughters, Jean Ann Ricksecker of Columbus; Betsy Lea (Martin) Messmer, Julia Lynn (Brian) Gossman, Sara Alane (Nathan Walker) Yates, and Diane Sue (Andrew “Rock” Rochester) Yates, all of Carey; 11 grandchildren, Tricia (William), Eren (Josh), Greg (Michelle), Alicia, Lauryn (Doug), Drew (Amy), Myranda (Jamie), Alek, Matthew (Cindy) David, and Nicholas (Rikki); 14 great-grandchildren, Ava, Jack, Haylea, Dylan, Kahle, Lia, Mia, Lillian, Lucy, Milo, Connor, Eli, Richie, and William. She is also survived by four siblings, Carl “Mike” Gibson Jr. of Findlay; Jayne Hunker and Daniel Gibson, both of Carey; and Dennis Gibson of McCutchenville.
Two sisters, Marilyn Rettig and Anita Rowland, preceded her in death.
Sue was a homemaker and a 1955 graduate of Carey High School.
It was Sue’s wish to be cremated. There will be no visitation or service. A private family graveside service for Sue and Dennis will be held at a later date at Spring Grove Cemetery in Carey.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wyandot County and sent to Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay Street, Carey, OH 43316.
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