Yates, Gerald "Frosty" D.
Date: Monday April 17, 2017
Time: 4:00 - 8:00pm
Mahn Funeral Home, 900 N. Main St, DeSoto, Missouri
Date: Tuesday April 18, 2017
Time: 10:00am Mass
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, DeSoto, Missouri
3314-3340 Raby Rd
Farmington, Missouri 63640
Gerald "Frosty" D. Yates age 91 of DeSoto, Missouri entered into eternal rest on April 12, 2017 at the Villas in DeSoto, Missouri. Born in Belfountain, Missouri to his late parents William and Sara (Dearring) Yates on July 14, 1925.
He was an honorably discharged veteran from the Army; retired from the parts division at General Motors; member of the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church; member of the DeSoto Amvets and VFW; enjoyed hunting, fishing, horse shoes, bingo and playing and coaching baseball.
Survived by his son Dean (Donna) Yates of Blackwell, Missouri; daughters Sharon (Gerry) Null of DeSoto, Missouri and Diane (Paul) Pruitt of DeSoto, Missouri;sister Betty Labbee of Sullivan, Missouri; 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents; wife Alice (Davis) Yates; daughter Mary Jane Griffin Davis; brothers Chester Yates, Charles Yates and Lawrence Yates; sisters Anna Bell Coleman and Norma Micke.
Officiating mass Father Alex Anderson.