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Malcolm "Mike" Yale
May 23, 1930 - April 03, 2011
Raber, Michigan

Visitation: 12:00 Noon - 2:00 P.M. April 07, 2011 at Reamer Galer Funeral Home
Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. April 07, 2011 at Reamer Galer Funeral Home
Malcolm Louis “Mike” Yale, age 80, of Goetzville, Michigan, died Sunday, April 3, 2011 at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He was born May 23, 1930 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Glen Forman and Eva (Popovich) Orndorf. Mike lived much of his life in the Dayton area where he worked as a lineman for 34 years for AT&T. Most of those years he worked in Middleton, Ohio. A broken hip forced him to retire in 1992. He and his wife Jean moved to Goetzville in 1995. Mike was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. He enjoyed fishing and bowling.

Mike is survived by his wife, Norma Jean (Graham) whom he married on January 14, 1950; three daughters, Barbara Jean Boyd of Dayton, Martha Jane (Kevin) Francis of Huber Heights, Ohio, and Linda Gay Pack of Goetzville; one son, Steven Michael (Donrie) Yale of Cameran, North Carolina; grandchildren, Bryan Alan Davis, Alex Michael Davis, Robert Eugene (Elizabeth) Grimes, Andrea Jean (Jessie J.) Booker, Brandon Tyler Dunn, Jeffrey Michael Dunn, Kevin Joseph Francis, James Adam Pack, Stephen Nicholas Pack, Rusty Steven Yale, Christopher Scott (Brady) Yale, and Henry Jacob Yale; great grandchildren, Ashley Ann Grimes, Tyler Robert Grimes, Jessica Jane Booker, Jessie J. Booker V, Ashlyn Taylor Jo Dunn, and Zara Yale. Mike was preceded in death by his brother, Louis Orndorf.

Services will be held Thursday, April 7 at Reamer Galer Funeral Home, 24549 S. M-129 in Pickford, Michigan. Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 P.M. with the funeral service to begin at 2:00 P.M. Burial will be in North Raber Cemetery in Raber Township, Michigan later this spring.

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