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Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 8:44 am

Juanita L. Yellowstone, age 89, of Vandalia, passed away at 1:52 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Mo.
A service was scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, August 20, 2012 at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Monday, August 20, 2012 at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Officiating was Rev. Bob Hoehn. Music was provided by: “Whispering Home.”
Interment was in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Yellowstone was born July 4, 1923 in Vandalia, Mo., the daughter of Charles North and Minerva Jane (Coyle) Yellowstone.
She was a life long resident of Vandalia and graduated from Vandalia High School as Salutatorian of her class in 1941. Juanita had worked at Harbison-Walker Refractories in the payroll department for 40 years, retiring in 1981.
She has been a member of the First Baptist Church in Vandalia since 1934. Juanita has taught young people in Sunday School, helped with the G.A’s and Vacation Bible School.
Juanita loved to travel in her younger years. She has been from the Northeast to Hawaii. Juanita loved to go shopping, eat out, read and visit with friends. She had many fond memories of her family, church family and friends.
Juanita will best be remembered for her love of the Lord and her good sense of humor.
Survivors include one niece, Connie Henderson; one nephew, John Wolber and cousin, Bruce and his wife Alice.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Florence Wolber and Alida Yellowstone.
Pallbearers were Richard Jones, Buford Barnes, Tom Spradling, Larry Beshears, Mike Culwell, and Mitch Ulrich.
Memorials are encouraged to the Van-Far Scholarship Fund.