Viola A. Yates, 81, of Broomfield, Colorado, formerly of Roxbury Run, Denver, NY, died Thursday, June 19, 2008 at Broomfield, Colorado. She was born in Brooklyn January 12, 1927, the daughter of Frank and Ella (Schmitt) Heinrich. She married John F. Yates on November 11, 1961 at Glendale, NY.
She worked in Queens as a bookkeeper. After her husband died she lived with her daughter in Massapequa. She moved with her daughter and family to Broomfield, Colorado in November of 2005. Her health deteriorated over the past year.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Adam Schatz and grandchildren, Samantha and Jeremy Schatz.
She was predeceased by her husband, John F. Yates on October 7, 1994.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury on Wednesday, June 25 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Richard A. Dykstra officiating.
Burial will be in the Roxbury Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m.
Arrangements are by the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.