Sentinel E-edition | subscription services | contact us/forms | advertise | help wanted | classifieds | public notices | Realtors
The Rochester Sentinel. | Rochester, IN

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

About us
E-edition, how to set up
Local links
What's Happening calendar
Area churches
School announcements
Joke of the day

From the White House

W.S. Wilson special projects
Local military

Considered Comment
JKO books
History of Rochester
Early Manitou views
Early Rochester scenes

Fulton County bike routes
Nickel Plate Trail Map
Fulton County map
Rochester city map
Culver Map

Paperless Advertising Options: Statements, Tearsheets and Payments
Puzzle Time
Honor Roll of Businesses 14-15
Recipe Central 2014

home : obituaries : obituaries July 22, 2014

12/31/2012 8:00:00 AM
Norman L. Yates
July 20, 1934 - Dec. 29, 2012
Norman L. Yates
Norman L. Yates

Norman L. Yates, 78, Mentone, died at 7:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Life Care Center, Rochester.

He was born July 20, 1934, in Betsy Lane, Ky., to Hartman and Edith (Hall) Yates. He married Joann Converse on Feb. 19, 1960, in Huntington. She survives at home.

Norman had been a truck driver. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He attended the First Baptist Church of Mentone. Norman played the guitar and he loved country music, especially Johnny Cash. He also loved classic cars and enjoyed candy and ice cream. He collected many toy classic cars.

Survivors include his wife, Joann S. Yates, Mentone; one daughter, Carol and husband Brian Scrivens, Kendallville; two sons, Mark E. and wife Jan Yates, Elkhart, and Michael and wife Michelle Yates, Akron; six grandchildren, Heather Scrivens, Toni and Chris Holt, Nathan, Kyle and J.T.; one sister, Lois and husband Rowland Shepherd, North Manchester; and one brother, Kenny and wife Jamie Yates, Paris, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hartman and Edith Yates, and one brother, Franklin Yates.

Funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at King Memorial Home, Mentone, with Pastor Michael Wilhite officiating.

Visitation is 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Mentone Cemetery, Mentone, where graveside military rites will be performed by the Warsaw American Legion and VFW.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Mentone.

Share a memory or send an online condolence at

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Submissions to this site are not automatically accepted. They are subject to review, which might delay their appearance. Obscenity and personal attacks are not considered appropriate for this site.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Advanced Search

Latest Rochester, Indiana, weather

weather sponsored by
Smith Farm Store

Top Ads
Business & Services Network

© 2014 The Sentinel Corporation
118 E. Eighth St. P.O. Box 260 • Rochester, IN 46975 • 574-223-2111

Software © 1998-2014 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved