Obituary for Judith Louise Yeo
Judith Louise Yeo lost a courageous battle with breast cancer on July 12, 2013. She passed away as a home hospice patient and was with family members.
She was born November 3, 1937 in Wendell, Idaho.
She graduated from Jerome HS in May 1955. She attended the College of Idaho and CSU, where she graduated with a B.S. in June of 1959. While at CSU, she married Don on October 3, 1959.
Judy started her professional career after raising three children. She attended the University of Arizona and graduated with a Masters degree in August of 1990. Judy was a Librarian at the Wyoming State Library for over 20 years retiring in 2001.
Judy lived life to its fullest. She was a people person and loved music. She sang with the Capitol Chorale Choir, loved to line dance, was a master gardener, volunteered at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens and loved working in her home garden. She enjoyed ushering at the Civic Center.
We will miss her infectious laughter and smile.
She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Lee and her son, Aaron Lee Yeo.
She is survived by husband, Don, son Chet Yeo (Lori), daughter, Julie Herrington (Ryan), sister Sally Arias, brothers John Lee (Luann), Martin Lee (Sue), and mother Helen Lee and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Judy, at her request will be cremated at the Schrader Funeral Home. She requested no sad funeral service, but a celebration of life.
The Yeos and the Harringtons invite friends and acquaintances to the Moose Lodge, 1019 S. Greeley Hwy., Cheyenne, to celebrate Judy’s life on Thursday, July 18th at 1:00-3:00 p.m. A luncheon will be provided (casual dress).
Donations can be made to the Aaron Lee Yeo Memorial Scholarship Fund at UW or the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne.