Obituaries & Tributes

Mary D. Yearous

Mary D. (Perkins) Yearous was born in Fargo, North Dakota on June 8, 1930 to Lulu and Raleigh Perkins. 

She has two sisters, Glen Tweton (Stan) of Arvada, Colorado and Phyllis Gowing (Melvin) of Cottage Grove, Oregon. 

She married Myron Everett Yearous on July 6, 1952 and they have four children, Delores Berg (Harald), Julie Pierry (Russ), David Yearous (Jane) and Jim Yearous (Jennifer); nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren with another one on the way; and two great-great grandchildren. 

Mary, who was 90, was preceded in death by her husband, Everett, in December 2019. 

Mary enjoyed reading, cooking, baking, crocheting and spending time with family and friends. For many decades, Mary organized family gatherings at the Yearous Road House. 

Since the age of 8, Mary wished to visit Israel, and to her great joy she was able to visit in 1998 and 2008. Mary liked the six years that she and Everett spent their winters in California enjoying the desert sunshine. 

A private graveside service will be held at Fir Grove Cemetery. Arrangements in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel.



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