Yuvonne Wolfe 1933-2019
Yuvonne Corinne Wolfe, 86, Meriden, formerly of Hiawatha, died Friday, April 26, 2019, at Hickory Pointe Home in Oskaloosa.
She was born May 20, 1933, in Callender, Iowa, the daughter of Martin Harrison and Marjorie Eleanor Fry Wolfe. She grew up in Odell, Neb., and in Hamlin, Morrill, Fairview and Hiawatha, graduating from Hiawatha High School in 1951.
Ms. Wolfe worked for the Community Laundry in Hiawatha and for Ed Marling in Topeka before joining the U.S. Navy in May of 1954. She achieved the rank of communications technician first class and was discharged from the Navy in March of 1964. She then worked as a federal civilian employee of the Naval Security Group Headquarters in Washington, D.C., then left the federal government in September 1966 to work in Philadelphia, Pa.
She returned to the federal government in June of 1968 and accepted a GS-5 position with the Naval Security Group Headquarters and later the Naval Registered Publications System (later retitled Communications Security Material System), retiring from that organization as a GS-12 in June of 1988. She then returned to Meriden.
She was a member of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Thomas Lee Chapter in Fairfax, Va.
Survivors include a sister, Karen D. Millenbruch, Hoyt; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Lois Bolz, Joyce Meredith and Donna Butrick; and a brother, Richard “Dick” Wolfe.
Ms. Wolfe was cremated.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hickory Pointe Home in Oskaloosa.