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Wanda Yakel

December 2, 1950 - May 2, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we bid farewell to Wanda Marlene Yakel on May 2, 2018.


Wanda leaves to mourn, her husband Bill; children Alanna, James (Mel), Matthew (Carly), Trevor (Kerri), and Tyson; grandkids Devon (Amanda), Kendra (Travis), Daniel (Natasha), Dawsyn, Dylan, Natasha, Julie-Ann, Tyler, Martin, Arthor, Gordon, Deanna, Hayden and Desmond; great-grandkids Mason and Harley; brothers Kevin (Mary-Ann), Sheldon (Becky), Wayne; sisters Colleen (Seymour), Karen (Doug); as well as her many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and special friends.


Cremation has taken place and there will be a service at a later date. Date to be announced in the comments section.

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Letter From Heaven

To my dearest family, there are some things I’d like to say, But first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.

I am writing this from Heaven; here I dwell with God above. Here, there is no more tears of sadness; Here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I am out of sight. Remember that I am with you morning, day and night.

That day I had to leave you, when my life on earth was through, God Picked me up and hugged me, and He said, “I welcome you,

It’s good to have you back again you were missed while you were gone. As for your family, they’ll be here later on.

I need you here badly, as you are part of my special plan. There is so much that we have to do to save our mortal man.”

God gave me a list of things that he wished for me to do. And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.

And when you lie in bed at night the days chores put to flight. God and I are closest to you… In the middle of the night.

When you think about my life on earth, and all those loving years, Because you are only human, they are bound to bring up tears

 But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain. Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned, If I were to tell you, you wouldn’t understand.

But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is over, I’m closer to you now, than I ever was before.


There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb; But together we can do it by taking one day at a time.

It was always my philosophy and I’d like it for you too; That as you give unto the world, the world will give unto you.

If you can help somebody who is in sorrow and pain, Then you can say to God at night… “My day was not in vain”.

And now I am contented… that my life was worthwhile, Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.


So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low; Just lend a hand to pick them up, as you go along the way. When you’re walking down the street and you’ve got me on your mind, I’m walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.


And when it’s time for you to go… from that body to be free, Remember, you are not going… you are coming here to me.

-Unknown Author

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