Comfort Yeske

Comfort “Comfy” Adelaide Yeske passed away  November 14, 2020, at Perham Living. 

A Gathering of Friends was held Nov. 21 at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples.

Comfy was born to John and Marie (Haugen) Stangeland on July 20, 1926 in Dawson. She attended the St. Cloud Teachers College and later graduated from the Madison School of Nursing. She was united in Marriage to John Yeske on September 10, 1950 and together they had four children. Comfy was a Licensed Practical Nurse for 25 years at the Staples Hospital and also a daycare provider for various members of the community for 20 plus years. She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church. She enjoyed knitting, camping, watching birds - especially cardinals - flower gardens and reading. Comfy will be dearly missed by all who knew her. 

She is survived by three daughters, Mary Angela (David) Thompson of Andover, Gale Enid (Jeff) Thomas of Corcoran, Heidi Lou (Jeff) Weishalla of Sartell and one son, Elliot John (Ila) Yeske of Pelican Rapids; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Yeske; two brothers, Verne Stangeland and Jerome Stangeland; one sister, Enid Norsted and great-grandson, Cameron Yeske.

Arrangements were by  Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples.

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