IMPERIAL -- Florence May 'Brownie' Yost, 86, died Sunday (Oct. 7, 2007), at the Imperial Manor Nursing Home.
She was born May 17, 1921, at Cope, Colo., to George and Millie (Hansen) Anderson. She graduated from Cope High School in 1937.
On Feb. 14, 1941, she married Arba Norton Yost in Goodland, Kan. They lived in various locations before settling in Imperial. She was a homemaker and a cook for the school cafeteria. They also owned a tropical fish store in their home and had a lawn mowing service.
She was a member of the Berean Fundamental Church and was baptized on July 30, 1972, in the Frenchman River. She was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary. She helped with the AWANAs group for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Millie Anderson; an infant daughter, Lois; daughter, Millie Goodenberger; great-granddaughter, Porche Holliday; and sister, Olive Ritcher.
Survivors include her three daughters, Mary Skinner and husband, Charles of Ogallala, Connie Miller and Tammie Parker and husband, Dave, of Imperial; two brothers, Clarence Anderson and wife, Shirley of Wasilla, Alaska and Robert Anderson and wife, Dorothy of Denver, Colo.; two sisters, Arlena Stromquist and husband, Axel of San Jose, Calif., and Georgia Jean Andrews and husband, LeRoy of Fort Lupton, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were today at the Berean Fundamental Church in Imperial with the Revs. John Engbrecht and Giles Armstrong officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Memorials may be given in her name to the Berean Fundamental Church in Imperial.
Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.