Gary J. Yakaites

Gary “Yak” J. Yakaites, 63,
of Fond du Lac, drifted off peacefully on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Pleasant
Park Place, Ripon.


He was born on May 17, 1953,
in Fond du Lac, a son of Frank and Antoinette Zinkowich Yakaites.


On February 3, 2005, he
married Ann M. Zickert in Fond du Lac.


Gary worked for the Soo Line
Railroad and various other jobs.  He
enjoyed hunting with his two favorite dogs, Roxy and Hannah.  He was an avid fisherman and pool shooter,
and loved riding his Harley.


He is survived by his wife,
Ann; a brother, Dennis (Joan) Yakaites of Sayner; and two sisters:  Mary (Dave Bradel) Yakaites of North Fond du
Lac and Sue (Dennis) Mohr of Clinton, Connecticut; father-in-law, Richard Phillips
of Fond du Lac; two brothers-in-law: Larry (Marilyn) Zickert of Elkhart Lake
and Tony (Lois) Phillips of Florida; a sister-in-law, Andrea (Dean) Sommers of
Sun Prairie; and nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by
his parents; and a brother-in-law, Brian Zickert; and mother-in-law, Marion Phillips.


VISITATION:  The family will greet relatives and friends
from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac.


SERVICE:  A time of sharing will be held at 3:00 p.m.
on Saturday at Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory.


Cremation has taken place.


In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be directed to the Fond du Lac Humane Society.


Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family,    920-921-4420