Yvonne Mead, 76

obit-meadYvonne Mead, a resident of Sartell, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 13, at Emblom-Brenny Funeral Service in Royalton. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery in Royalton.
Yvonne was born June 2, 1936, in St. Cloud, the daughter of Francis and Maude (Burton) Antil. She grew up in Minneapolis, where she attended school. She was united in marriage to Leroy Mead March 29, 1952. The couple made their home in Minneapolis where they lived until 1971 when they moved to Rice. Yvonne worked for Jack Frost egg plant in Rice. She then worked as a caregiver for a number of years before retiring. The couple later moved to Sartell, where she resided at the time of her death. Yvonne enjoyed knitting, crafts, puzzles, playing the organ and spending time with her family.  She was also very fond of her pets, especially “Little Girl.”
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Rick (Catherine) Mead of Buckman,  David Mead of Sleepy Eye, Karen (Steve) Yamry of St. Cloud and Gary (Sandy) Mead of Morris; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and brother, Roger Welsh of Kansas.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Maude Antil; husband, Leroy; and sisters, Betty Johnson, Sharon Cortez and Mary Officer.
Emblom-Brenny Funeral Service