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Edwin W. (Ed) Yokum

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Edwin W. (Ed) Yokum Obituary
Edwin (Ed) W. Yokum passed away peacefully Feb. 3, 2017.
Ed was born Jan. 2, 1923 in Johnson City, Tennessee, one of four brothers. He traveled to Washington, DC and served his country during WW II working for the FBI doing fingerprint analysis. While working for the FBI he met future bride Betty Jean Saunders, whom he married in Miami, Okla. July 12, 1945. They had one daughter, Debby.
The family moved to Riverside, CA in 1960 where Ed was assigned as a security specialist with the Department of Defense western regional management office in Mira Loma.
Ed retired from U.S. Civil Service in 1982 and enjoyed a continuing love affair with Riverside, golf, his family and grandchildren Eric Klippel and Shannon Klippel Goddard as well as four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death after 66 years of marriage by his wife Betty.
A private family memorial will be celebrated at a later time.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 12, 2017
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