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In Loving Memory of
Mark J. "Yato" Yates

Mark J. "Yato" Yates, age 56, of St. Louis and formerly of Edwardsville, died Sunday, May 29, 2016, in St. Louis.

He was born Nov. 19, 1959, in Highland, the son of the late David Yates and Bernice Molloy.

He is survived by siblings: Donna (Tom) Bardon of Edwardsville, Pat Yates (Cheryl Stockton) of Collinsville, Mary Ann (Fred) Noel of Glen Carbon, David (Michelle) Yates of Edwardsville and Paul Yates of Collinsville and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mr. Yates was of the Catholic faith and was a lifetime member of the Edwardsville Knights of Columbus Council 1143.

He co-owned and operated The Hair Room and owned Yato's Barber Shop for a total of 28 years.

Private burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Edwardsville. Memorials are suggested to the Salvation Army of St. Louis.


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