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Reverend Alvin Yates

Obituary for Reverend Alvin Yates

February 20, 1943 - October 30, 2019
Hamilton, Michigan | Age 76


Reverend Alvin Yates, age 76 of Hamilton, faithful servant of God passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019, surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years Eileen; his children: Angela Vandewarker (Jim), Andrew Yates (April), Anthony Yates, Justin Yates; grandchildren: Jessica Vandewarker, Joshua and Sarah Vandewarker, Jacob Yates, Austin Yates, Madison Yates, London Yates, Memphis Yates, Jackson Yates, Laura Yates and Katie Yates; great granddaughter Abby Yates; daughter-in-law Kristin Yates; sister and brother-in-law Virginia and George Lohman; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: John and Esther Coffey, Russ and Barb Coffey, Sherrill and Matt Miller, Judy and Jody Boyles and many nieces and nephews.

Al served as assistant pastor at Lennon Wesleyan Church, Lennon, MI, Pastor at Lowell Wesleyan Church (now Impact Church), Lowell, MI, Butternut Wesleyan Church, Holland, MI and Grace Wesleyan Church in Hastings, MI from where he retired.

Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland and on Monday from 9:45-10:45 a.m. with the service starting at 11 a.m. at Diamond Springs Wesleyan Church, 3562 136th Ave, Hamilton, MI 49419. Interment will be in Salem Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Habitat for Mission.

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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