Yvonne Petrechko, 65, Melvern: Aug. 11, 1954 – Aug. 21, 2019

MELVERN, Kan. – Yvonne Petrechko, 65, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo. She was born on Aug. 11, 1954, in Olathe, Kan., the daughter of Herbert and Sarah Poe Grimes.

Yvonne had lived near Bonner Springs, Kan., and graduated from DeSoto High School. She lived in Lebo, Kan., for a number of years and had been in Melvern, Kan., for the last year and a half. She had worked for Southwestern Bell and AT&T as an operator.

Yvonne married James Petrechko on March 19, 1993, in Kansas City, Mo.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband, James, on May 15, 2016; her parents, Herbert and Sarah; and a sister, Donna Marin.

Yvonne is survived by her two daughters, Amy Aldrich, Bonner Springs, and Dani Myrick, Lebo; seven grandchildren, Sara, Hannah, Grace, Silas, Samantha, Daniel and Alyssa; two stepdaughters, Emily Oliver, Blue Springs, Mo., and Katy Anderson, Independence, Mo.; brother, Herbert Grimes, Hannibal, Mo.; and three sisters, Judy Letzig, Raymore, Mo., Connie Park, Overland Park, Kan., and Bobbie Reeves, Melvern.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at the Pleasant View Cemetery, east of Melvern.

Memorial contributions may be made to Interim Hospice or Home Instead, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.


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