Life Story / Obituary
Mary Margaret Yarlott, age 93, of Traverse City and formerly of Dearborn, Plymouth, Orlando, Florida and Mullet Lake died, Thursday, December 14, 2017.
She was born on August 4, 1924 in Detroit to Lillian and Fred Schwedt.
Mary married Bill Yarlott on April 12, 1947.
She was an Art Teacher and worked during Christmas as Jacobsen’ and Crowley’s.
Mary had a passion for art and taught painting and sewing classes from her home in Dearborn. She was a member of PEO, President of of the Cheboygan Garden Club in the 90’s and volunteered at the Orlando VA Hospital. Mary enjoyed gardening, quilting, stained glass, oil painting, interior decorating, golfing, bridge and played a mean hand of rummy. She had a great sense of humor, loved to flirt and had an exceptional eye for color.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Crystal; sister-in-law, Eleanor Schwedt; niece, Linda Higgason and friends who were like family: Dennis and Connie Whiting and Frank and Sherry Lewis.
Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Bill and her beloved dog, Jack.
Private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan 10850 E. Traverse Hwy. Traverse City, Michigan 49684. Please visit www.lifestorynet.com to sign the guest book and share your thoughts and memories with the family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.