John Yost

John L. Yost

John Leo Yost, 80, of Sheboygan, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Sheboygan Senior Community. John was born July 13, 1932 in Lena to the late Leo and Katherine (Lisowe) Yost. He was united in marriage with Genevieve Polzin on April 21, 1956. He worked at the Kohler Company for 42 years in the Brass Division.

In addition to his wife, Genevieve, John is also survived by three sons, Daniel, Dean and Dale Yost, all of Sheboygan; one daughter, Donna (Michael) Tasche, Sheboygan; one brother, Charles (Nancy) Yost, Green Bay; four grandchildren, Nicholas Yost, Katie (Ryan) Abraham, Travis (Coral) Tasche and Tina Tasche.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Shirley Moser.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Zimmer's Westview Funeral and Cremation Care Center (Hwy 42 & JJ, Howards Grove) with the Rev. James Connell officiating. Friends may call on Saturday, at the funeral home, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in John's name.

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Published in Sheboygan Press on Feb. 23, 2013