Loretta K. Yates, 70, of Keithsburg, Illinois passed from this life on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Legacy Estates of Monmouth, Illinois.
Funeral services will be 12:00 pm, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at First Christian Church in Keithsburg with visitation 2 hours prior to service time. Burial will be at Greenmound Cemetery in Keithsburg.

Loretta K. Yates, 70, of Keithsburg, Illinois passed from this life on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Legacy Estates of Monmouth, Illinois.


Funeral services will be 12:00 pm, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at First Christian Church in Keithsburg with visitation 2 hours prior to service time. Burial will be at Greenmound Cemetery in Keithsburg. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church or Alzheimer’s Association.  Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is caring for arrangements.


Loretta was born Nov. 17, 1947 in Savannah, IL a daughter of Morgan “Buck” and Stella Brown Yates. She retired from Casey’s in Middletown, IA as the store manager. She previously worked at Cannon Bronze for several years until the flood of 1993 closed it down. She enjoyed sewing, watching Wheel of Fortune and loved spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren play sports.


Those left to cherish her memory are her children:  Kae (Pat) Stevens of Keithsburg and Don (Traci) Yates of New Boston; grandsons: Daymeon Yates, Ben Stevens and Kyle Yates; brothers:  Dennis (Kathy) Yates of Monmouth and Durward (Dawn) Yates of Pekin, IL.


Loretta was preceded in death by her parents; sister Donna Howard and a grandson Zachary Stevens.


Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.