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YEAST, William E.


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Date: 7/11/2018 at 12:58:00


William Evans Yeast, 57, of 4100 27th St. Des Moines, died Saturday, Sept. 25 of cancer, at Iowa Methodist Hospital after an eight month illness. Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 28 at Arnolds Highland Park Funeral Home with burial in the Masonic Cemetery.

Born in Mount Hamill, he was formerly of Milton, but had lived in Des Moines 26 years. He was a salesman for Dietrich Manufacturing Co. A graduate of Parsons College, he had also attended the University of Illinois. He was a member of Auburn Masonic Lodge 592, the Polk County Historical Society, the Polk County Peace Officers Association and the First United Methodist Church of Des Moines. He was also a past president of the Highland Park Businessmen's Club.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred; a son, James of Norwalk; a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Cobb of West Des Moines; a brother, C.J. Von Yeast of Cedar Rapids; two grandsons.

He was manager of the Milton Theater when he lived in Milton.

Source: "Slutts Book", Pg. 11, Keosauqua Public Library, Keosauqua, IA


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