Louise Yentes, 83

Louise Bernice Yentes, 83, of Wabash, died at 6:25 am, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at Wellbrooke of Wabash. 

She was born Aug. 11, 1932, in Urbana, to George H. and Beulah (Richardson) Miller.

Louise was a 1950 graduate of Central High School in North Manchester.  She married Wilbur J. "Bill" Yentes in North Manchester on June 18, 1950; he died October 9, 1986.  She was the bookkeeper/treasurer for Northfield High School for 20 years.  Louise was a member of the Urbana Yoke Parrish, and volunteered at the Honeywell Center and Wabash County Hospital.  She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, and cross stitching. 

She is survived by three children, William "Bill" (Caryl) Yentes of Naples, Fla., Cathy (Duane) Trump of Wabash, and Nancy (Gary) Marvin of Selma; 14 grandchildren, 17 great -grandchildren, and in laws, Naomi Miller of Urbana, Ruth Oldfather of North Manchester, and Larry Yentes of Phoenix, Ariz.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers, and her son, Mike Yentes who died in 2006.

Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Brian Chamberlain officiating. 

Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service Monday.

Preferred memorials are to the Animal Shelter of Wabash County or the Hope Foundation.

The memorial guest book for Louise may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Jan 26