Leona Yff

Leona Mae Yff, 88, of Sun City West, AZ, Wequetonsing, and formerly of Zeeland, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013, at her home in Arizona.

She was born September 23, 1924, in Grand Rapids to Martin and Jessie Smith. She graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School and Calvin College, and attended Michigan State University. She married Dr. John Yff on January 28, 1946, and they resided in Zeeland for many years.

Leona is survived by her children, Nancy (Doug) Zoerhoff of Grand Rapids, Mike Yff of Harbor Springs, Mary (Mike) Miller of Harbor Springs, Sharon (Greg) Mills of Scottsdale, AZ, Bev (John) Yff of Denver, CO; her grandchildren, Katie and Ravi Nayak, Mitchell and Lauren Zoerhoff, Jessie Miller, Emily Miller, Paige Wieneke, Kaylee (David) Wilson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Yff; son, John Martin Yff; and grandson, John Douglas Zoerhoff.

A memorial service will be on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State St., Zeeland. Family, relatives and friends are invited to attend.


Funeral Home

Yntema Funeral Home
251 S State St Zeeland, MI 49464
(616) 772-2173

Published in The Holland Sentinel on July 1, 2014