Jill Elaine Yeater, 60

Jill Elaine Yeater, 60, of Akron, passed away at 10:41 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2023, at Woodlawn Hospital in Rochester. She was born to Paul A. and Eula B. (Howell) Yeater on May 11, 1962, in Rochester.

Jill attended special education classes in the Marion School System until moving to Thornton, Colo., in June of 1977, with her mother and stepfather. She graduated from Rivendell School in Thornton in 1980. She worked at the Sheltered Workshop from July 1980 to June 1998. Jill and her mother moved back to Indiana in 2008.

Jill is survived by her mother, Eula of Akron; two sisters, Diana (Steve) Rish of Akron, Denise (Doug) Jones of Thornton, Colo.; one brother, Bruce (Darlene) Yeater of St. Lucie, Fla.; her aunt, Janet Rhoades; and cousins, Wm. (Bud) Hupp, C.B. Hupp, Aretta Hupp, Julie Dile, Gay Brumett, Lora Clayborn, Jeffrey Rhoades, Roberta Schwing, Robin Wilson, Rodney Yeater, Jeff Yeater; nephews, Ryan Rish, Steven Rish, Tyler Jones, Paul Yeater. 

She is preceded in death by her father, Paul Yeater; stepfather, Don Lunlow; grandparents, Marion and Alice Howell, Floyd and Ruth Yeater; aunt and uncle, Bill and Sue Hupp; uncle, Allen Rhoades. 

Per Jill's wishes she will be cremated after donating her organs.

There will be no services. 

Memorial contributions can be directed to ARC in care of McDonald Funeral Homes. 

McDonald Funeral Homes, Wabash Chapel, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, have been trusted with Jill Yeater’s final arrangements.

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Posted on 2023 Mar 14