Stella Yocum

Stella L. Yocum, 90, of Pekin, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, at Morton Villa.

She was born April 24, 1925, in Trivoli to Ray and Katherine Geltmaker Frank. She married George T. Yocum June 27, 1942, in Palmyra, Mo.; he preceded her in death July 17, 1995.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, Rick L. Yocum; granddaughter, Sherry Brink; and brother, Leslie Frank.

She is survived by her son, George D. (Cynthia) Yocum of Pekin; daughter, Diana Brink of Centralia; granddaughers, Susette Yocum, Kelly DuBois, Kimberly Strubhar and Lisa Maxey; and eight great-grandchildren.

Cremation has been accorded and a private graveside service will be at Trivoli Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Twin Oaks Parents Group in Pekin or to a charity of the donor’s choice in her name.

Abts Mortuary in Pekin is in charge of arrangements.

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