Hoopeston__  Gertrude Yarno, 90, of Hoopeston , a 52 year resident of Watskea before moving to Hoopeston in 1960, died Saturday  (Feb. 14, 1998) at The Hoopeston Community Nursing Home.
    Visitation will be from 9 A.M. Wednesday until the 11 A. M<. Services at Hamilton-Orr Funeral Home in Hoopeston. The Rev. E. Brooks Barrick will officiate.
    Burial will be in GAR cemetery, Watseka.
    Memorial may be made to  the Hoopeston Community Nursing Home.
    She was born Feb. 10,1908 in Watskea, the daughter of Henry and Augusta Volkens Boomgarden. 
    Her husband, Frederick Yarno, whom she married Oct 28, 1937 in Monticello, IN., Died in 1971.  Surviving are one daughter and Son- In-law, Phyllis and Larry Coon of Hoopeston;  three Grandchildren, Joe Coon of Los Angeles, Ca.  , Cheryl and Patrick Overlander of Hoopeston and Robin and Frank Jackson of Clarks vile, Tenn; four great grand children, several nieces and nephews and a special sister-in-law, Lucy Meyers of Kentland, In. Two sister are deceased. (Contributed by Lucy)

Fred Yarno Dies; Services to be Sunday
     A former long-time Watseka resident, Fred Yarno, 82 of 650 1/2 East McNeil Street, Hoopeston, died Friday, March 5, at 2:10 a.m. at the Hoopeston Community Hospital.    
     He had resided in Watseka for 35 years and was employed by John Neff and by the L. B. Segur Company. for the last 11 years he made his home in Hoopeston.
     Mr. Yarno was born June 12, 1888 in Benton County In. a son of Olivar and Flonies Marquuis Yarno and was married Oct. 28,, 1937 in Monticello, In. to Gertrude Boomgarden.    
     Surviving are his wife; two sons, Maurice of Riverside Ca. and Freddie of Denver Co.; four daughters, Mrs. Lucile Anton of Bourbonnais, Mrs. Frances Peters of riverside CA. , Mrs. Frieda Best of Bradley and Mrs. Phyllis Coon of Hoopeston, ; 22 Grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren; a brother Ora of Lafayette, Ind. and Mrs. Denis Betourne of Bradley.
    Mr Yarno was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers a, three sisters and a daughter. (Contributed by Lucy)

Sarasota, Fla. - Betty Olson Young, 84, of Sarasota, formerly of Paxton died 1-23-2003. Services were Saturday at Pine Shores Presbyterian Church. The National Cremation Society, Sarasota Chapter was in charge of arrangements. She was born 1-23-1919 in Rantoul, a daughter of Otto and Beth Smith Olson. Surviving are her husband of 26 years, Charles; a daughter, Rebecca McNeilly of Sarasota; three stepsons, Theodore of Jacksonville, Daniel of Germantown, TN., and Mark of Arlington, VA.; one brother, Robert Olson of Rockford; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mrs. Young graduated from Paxton High School in 1937. She moved to Sarasota in 1981 from Winston-Salem, NC She retired as a legal secretary. She was a member of the PEO Sisterhood and Pine Shores Presbyterian Church, Sarasota.