Yvonne Helen Simpson
YVONNE HELEN SIMPSON, 94, of The Grove of St. Charles in St. Charles, IL, formerly of Thomson, IL, died Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at The Grove.

Her funeral service will be 2:00 PM Sunday, December 15, 2019, at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with visitation from 1:00 PM until the time of the service. Pastor Rita Wolf will officiate. Interment will take place at Lower York Cemetery in Thomson, IL. A memorial to Thomson United Methodist Church has been established.

Yvonne was born July 10, 1925, in Camanche, IA, to Harry G. and Emily D. (Gordon) McKenrick. She was educated in the Camanche Grade Schools and was a 1943 graduate of Clinton High School in Clinton, IA. Yvonne married John Simpson Jr. on June 2, 1950, in Camanche. He died January 1, 2012. Yvonne was a member of the Thomson United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cross stitching and reading. She enjoyed gardening especially growing flowers.

Survivors include two daughters, Julie (Steve) Sellers of Batavia, IL and Susan Jones of St. Charles, IL; five grandchildren, Shae Sellers, Mac (Melissa) Sellers, and Skylar Sellers; Catie (Max) Schmidt and Matt (Kimberly) Jones; four great-grandchildren, Cullen Hand, Samuel Schmidt, Jordan Burnett, and Gwen Jones; and beloved nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; one great-grandson, Carson Jones; one sister, Amy Diercks; and one brother, Sam McKenrick.

To send online condolences go to www.bosmarenkes.com
Published on December 11, 2019


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Leonard McKnight
Dec 15, 2019
Dear Julie, Susan and family,

Thank you for letting us know of the passing of you dear mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Please accept our sincere condolences for your loss from your cousins in Manitoba, Canada.


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