Cheryl A. Yates

January 20, 1947 ~ February 24, 2019 (age 72)

Cheryl A. Yates, 72, passed away February 24, 2019. A visitation will be held from 3-5 PM, on Sunday, March 3, at Johnson County Funeral Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210. Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM, on Monday, March 4, also at the funeral chapel. Burial will follow at Johnson County Memorial Gardens. 

Cheryl was born January 20, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated college from KU and then became a cafeteria manager with the Shawnee Mission School District and spent most of her 24 years at East Antioch Elementary School. She was very active in PTA’s and scouting.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Shirley Frietsch.

Cheryl is survived by her husband of 44 years, Joe; daughter, Sara Yates (fiancé Marc Dunham); son, Tom (Tarah) Yates; grandchildren, Abby, Joe, Taylor, and Cooper; sister, Susan (Scott) Varner; nieces, Kim Stark (Brandon), Kristin Birdsong (Chris); great nieces, Olivia, Aubrey, Addalyn, and Emma; as well as numerous cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, https://www2.heart.org/site/SPageNavigator/donatenow_heart.html


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