Angeline Yanke

Yanke, Angeline

Angeline Yanke, age 87, of Nekoosa, Wis., passed away on January 9, 2013 at the Edgewater Haven

Nursing Home in Port Edwards, Wis. Funeral services will be 12 Noon on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the Roseberry's Funeral Home in Friendship, Wis. Interment will be at the Spring Branch Cemetery, Rome, Wis. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at Roseberry's Funeral Home.

Angeline was born September 25, 1925 in Milwaukee, Wis. to John and Mary (Pusavar) Skusek.

She graduated from South Division High School in Milwaukee and then married Vernard H. Coyhis in Milwaukee. They had three children, Vernard M., Bruce J., and Barbara A.; and later divorced.

Angeline met LeRoy Yanke, they were married for over 30 years before he passed away in 2002.

Angeline worked for Briggs & Stratton for 19 years and retired to her and LeRoy's retirement home on Lake Camelot. They were active members of the Rome Sno-bandits.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Skusek; son, Bruce Coyhis; husband, LeRoy Yanke; first Husband, Vernard H. Coyhis; sister, Mary Turk, and brother, John Skusek.

Survivors: Son, Vernard M. (Sharon) Coyhis, of Nekoosa, Wis.; Daughter, Barbara (Bill) Gaupp, of Nekoosa, Wis.; Granddaughter, Debra (John) Fujikana, of Milwaukee, Wis.; Granddaughter, Jennifer (Steve) Molepske, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; Grandson, Daniel (Mindy) Coyhis, of Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Seven Great-Grandchildren, Crystal, Nicole, Jesse, Joshua, Johnathan, Makayla and Makenna. One Great-Great Grandson, Dominick. Three stepgrandsons, Ryan (Jackie), Brent (Jessica), and Justin. Five stepgreat-grandchildren, Matthew, Noah, Olivia, Sofia and Michael.

Angeline's family would like to thank the staff at the Edgewater Haven Nursing Home for their excellent care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.

Roseberry's Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Jan. 11, 2013