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Tracy Yates

July 25, 1963 ~ July 7, 2013 (age 49)

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TRACY S. YATES, age 49, of Kendallville, died unexpectedly early Sunday morning, July 7, 2013 at his home.
Tracy was born in Kendallville on July 25, 1963 to Donald Yates and Lora (Wallen) Kurtz.  His father preceded him in death. He graduated from East Noble High School in 1982 and he married Tonya Sue Weber on June 8, 1985 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Avilla.  Tracy was employed with Graphic Packaging in Kendallville for the past 15 years.  He loved fishing, karaoke, fireworks and traveling with Tonya.  His granddaughter, Samarah, was the “apple of his eye” and he very proud of all of his family.   Tracy was very creative and he could build and fix anything.

Survivors include:
His wife, Tonya Yates of Kendallville.
Daughter, Lyndee Yates of Kendallville.
Daughter, Kristin Yates of Fort Wayne.
Granddaughter, Samarah Mears of Kendallville.
Mother, Lora and Larry Kurtz of Orland.
Brother, William and Julie Yates of Kendallville.
Brother, Bart and Bonnie Yates of Kelso, Washington.
Brother, Phil and Jody Yates of Logansport.
Brother, Gradis Yates of Kendallville.
Brother, Tim and Tracy Yates of Kendallville.
Sister, Angie Easterday of Kendallville.
Sister, Jackie and Mark Feller of LaGrange.
Sister and brother-in-law, Sherry and Gale Berning of Kendallville.
Sister and brother-in-law, Angie Weber and Arthur Stacy both of Kendallville.
Brother and sister-in-law, Todd and Angie Weber of Albion.
A host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 2:00-8:00pm at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.
Funeral services will be Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:00am at Hite Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Christian Chapel Cemetery in Merriam, Indiana.
Preferred memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, Riley Hospital for Children or the Ronald McDonald House.
Casketbearers  will be his brothers, Bill, Phil, Bart, Gradis, and Tim and nephew, Trevor.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to Hite Funeral Home, 403 South Main Street, Kendallville, Indiana

Funeral Directors Brian DeCamp (260-343-8177 mobile) and Andy David (260-318-2712 mobile) are available at anytime to assist your needs.  Please call our office phone 260-347-1653 (24 hours/day…7 days/week). 

 Service Information

July 10, 2013

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Funeral Service
July 11, 2013

11:00 AM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

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