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Profile picture Brenda Loew
Mrs. Anna Irene Yates
A Celebration of Life service for Anna Irene Yates, mother of classmate Rita Goble Rogers, was held at 11:00 a. m. today, Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Home in Longmont, CO. Interment will be held at a later date in Ocheyden, Iowa.

Mrs. Yates passed away on Friday, March 14, at her home in Longmont. She was born in Fostoria, Iowa, on Dec. 12, 1919, the daughter of Fred and Rena (Heikens) Tjaden. She first married George Goble of Sailor Springs, IL, and they were married for 33 years. On May 4, 1969, she married Laurel Yates of Kinmundy. In 2002 Mrs. Yates moved to Colorado to live with her daughter Rita.

Her survivors include her daughter Rita Rogers of Longmont, CO; a son Darrell Goble and wife Doris of Salem; grandchildren Michael Brent Rogers, Sean Rogers, Ryan Rogers, and Erin Rogers; great-grandchildren Michael Rogers, Kyle Burris, and Aaron James; seven stepchildren; and many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Yates was preceded in death by her parents; both of her husbands; a son Jerry Goble; a granddaughter Lori DeAnn Goble; two brothers; a sister; and a step-daughter. The Adamson Funeral & Cremation Services in Greeley, CO, is in charge of arrangements.

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We extend our condolences to Rita and to her entire family.