RYAN ANDREW YATES MUNSTER, IN Ryan Andrew Yates, age 19, of Munster, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013. He is survived by his parents: Fred and Mary (nee Kenda) Yates; sister, Olivia Yates; godmother, Susan Powers; godfather, Ken Vavrek; confirmation sponsor, David Dobrinich; uncles: Ronald (Jill) Yates, Donald Yates, Jr., Terry Yates, and Daniel J. (Alison) Kenda; several cousins: Mike and Matt Yates and Hanah, Grace and Lauren Kenda; and his beloved feline companions: Angel and Mittens. Preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Donald and Martha Yates; and his maternal grandparents: Anthony and Irene Kenda. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 6, 2013, with a 10:00 a.m. Mass DIRECTLY at St. James the Less Church, 9640 Kennedy Ave., Highland, IN, with Rev. Keith Virus officiating. Entombment St. John, St. Joseph Mausoleum, Hammond, IN. Visitation Thursday from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at the Anthony & Dziadowicz Funeral Home, 9445 Calumet Ave. (at 45th St.), Munster, IN and Friday morning from 9:30 until 10:00 a.m. at the church. Wake service Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Ryan was a Munster High School graduate, Class of 2013, and was currently attending Purdue University Calumet Campus. Ryan loved baseball, a game he played all of his life in Munster Little League - where he led his team to a District Championship; Munster Babe Ruth - where he experienced the joy of two State Championships; and as a four year member of the Munster High School team. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to establish a memorial fund in Ryan's name.
Anthony & Dziadowicz Funeral Home
9445 Calumet Ave Munster, IN 46321
Published in The Times from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4, 2013