Opal was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Earl Park and Order of the Eastern Star. She was a homemaker and also worked as an Office Manager of the Tribune Star of Earl Park, IN, retiring in 1997.
Survivors include a son, Franklin Yates of Battleground, IN; two daughters: Margo Good and Carmelita Yates, both of Linton; four grandchildren: Dawn (Yates) Cherry, Rhett Good, Robin (Good) Schaeffer, and Rachel Brown; and seven great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, George Voglund of Logansport, IN.
Opal was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Yates (10/20/1996), a brother, Clyde Voglund and infant brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the DAV of Indiana, 2439 W. 16th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222.
A private family graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at Fairlawn Cemetery in Kentland, IN. There will be no public calling or visitation. Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com