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Wallace Yeskie

August 22, 1934 — January 20, 2024

Los Lunas, NM

 Wallace Allen Yeskie 1934-2024

 Wallace Allen Yeskie passed away January 20, 2024 after a short illness in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 Wally was born in Wisconsin and received his Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin. He married Sondra Melby in 1955 and moved to Kansas City, Kansas. Soon after he was drafted to the Army and spent two years in Washington, DC before returning to Kansas and his position at Marley. He later joined Hallmark Cards for twenty-eight years.

Sondra, his first wife was lost in the tragic car accident that left him a paraplegic in 1982. Wally and Lin were married in 1985 and moved to Los Lunas, New Mexico from Overland Park, Kansas in 2014. Wally enjoyed bird watching, bridge, and travel. He was a Boy Scout leader for twenty-two years and received the Lamb and Silver Beaver Awards.

 Lin, his three children, Mark, Kay and Ronda, their spouses and his seven grandchildren and Pete, his stepson, will alway miss his presence in their lives. 

 His Celebration of Life will be at 10 am on August 22, 2024 followed by his internment at the Johnson County Memorial Gardens, 11200 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, Kansas. 

 

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, August 22, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Johnson County Funeral Chapel

11200 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66210

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Graveside Service

Thursday, August 22, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Johnson County Memorial Gardens

11200 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66210

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