Melva Yttri, Milton, WI (1926-2013)
September 19, 1926 - December 14, 2013
Melva Yttri, age 87, of Milton, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg, WI. She was born on Sept. 19, 1926, in Vernon County, the daughter of Melvin and Helen (Gray) Parrish. She attended schools in Lansing, IA, and Westby, WI, graduating high school in 1943. Melva married Dwain Yttri on Feb. 24, 1945, in Viroqua, WI. He died on Nov. 30, 2013. Melva had worked at the Five and Dime in Milton Junction, and later for Burdick Corp in Milton, from which she retired in 1992.
Melva is survived by three sons: Rick (Deb) Yttri, Randy (Judy) Yttri and Roger (Jeannie) Yttri, all of Milton; a daughter, Sheila (Dean) Quade of Milton; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, Melvin “Bud” (Jarda) Parrish, Jr. of LaCrosse, WI; three sisters: Barbara Davidson of LaCrosse, Carol (Don) Isbell of Janesville, and Joy Hart of Tomah, WI. She was preceded in death by her husband and three sisters: Donna Lou DeFlorian, Ella Huntington and Lola Davidson.
Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at the MILTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Milton, WI. Friends may call on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the CHURCH. Lasting memorials may be made to Agrace Hospice. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY is assisting the family. For online obituary and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com