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Marie Lois Yust


Fri, Apr 4th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Marie Lois Yust, 79, of Chatfield, a former secretary and business co-owner, died March 30, 2003 in Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester following an extended illness.

Marie Lois Rathbone was born Jan. 1, 1924, in rural Chatfield, graduated from Chatfield High School in 1941 and attended Minneapolis Business College for a year. On June 12, 1943, she married Duane Yust in Chatfield. Mrs. Yust was a secretary for Thurber Insurance Co. in Chatfield and was private secretary to Hershal Thurber for 14 years. She and her husband co-owned Yust Variety Store for 23 years. She lived in the Chatfield area all her life and had resided in their current home since 1950. She was a member of Chatfield United Methodist Church, the church women's group and Loyal Neighbors and was a volunteer with the American Cancer Society.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Terry (Lonnie) of Viola and Connie (Sue) of Eyota; a daughter, Ann (Mark) Allen of Zumbrota; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A brother preceded her in death.

The funeral was April 3, 2003 at Chatfield United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jack Smith officiating. Spring burial will be in the Chatfield Cemetery. Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield was in charge of arrangements.

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