Dorothy J. Yardley 1927-2017

Dorothy J. Yardley passed away in Denver, CO on January 26th, 2017. She was born June 3, 1927 in Murdock, NE. Dorothy was the daughter of Iva and Maude McCrory. Sister of Lela, Della, Bernice, Sarah, Edna, Ed and Maurice. She was married to Norman W. Yardley on August 18, 1946 in Murdock, NE. They had two children son, Stephen A. Yardley (1953-2016) and is survived by her daughter Cynthia L. Yardley, as well as daughter-in-law, Elisa (Del Pilar)Yardley, Marysville, WA; grandchildren Lorna (Del Pilar) Rieman (married to Rob Rieman), Cincinnati, OH; Michelle (Yardley) Colbenson, Chicago, IL; Michael Yardley (married to Amy (Ackerson) Yardley, Everett, WA; and Patrick Yardley, Marysville, WA. Dorothy is also survived by 4 great-granddaughters and 4 great-grandsons.

Dorothy lived a full life. She had a passion for photography. She adored animals, especially her cats. Dorothy enjoyed bowling with her friends, traveling and meeting new people. She loved swimming, gardening, bird watching and never turned down a scoop of ice cream. She was a regular volunteer for charitable organizations and a strong supporter for military vets. Dorothy enjoyed the simple things in life. She was a wise, kind hearted woman with a smile for all. Dorothy will be missed but never forgotten.