Sharon Kay Yuska

Sharon Kay Yuska

TOLEDO-Sharon Kay Yuska, 83, of Toledo, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama under the care of Hospice Compassus. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Tama Meskwaki Assembly of God Church, 900 E. 5th St., Tama with Pastor Kenny Mervin officiating. Interment will be held at a later date. Visitation will be held Friday, February 12, 2021 from 10-11 AM at the Tama Meskwaki Assembly of God Church. Masks and social distancing are required at the church. For those not comfortable or unable to attend, the service will be live streamed on Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home and Cremation Services Facebook page.

Sharon was born on July 18, 1937, in Toledo, Iowa, the daughter of Richard G. and Ruth M. (Wilkinson) Vesely.

She graduated from Toledo High School and Paris Academy Beauty School in Cedar Rapids.

On June 4, 1957, she was united in marriage to Clarence Yuska in Dysart, Iowa. Sharon’s working career included Insurance Agent/Underwriter, Care Center Receptionist, Mary Kay Consultant, Nikken Wellness Consultant, Beautician where she had her own shop in Vining, and Daycare provider. Sharon was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Tama where she was President of the Women’s Ministry for many years, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Toledo Women’s Club. She was also an Emergency Medical Technician in Toledo. In her spare time, she enjoyed painting, gardening, camping, cooking and reading.

Survivors include her husband of sixty-three years, Clarence of Toledo; her children, Michal (Tim) Evans of Washington, IA, Lisa Rohach of Toledo, Scott (Kellie) Yuska of Urbandale, and Merri (Jeff) Blocker of Waukee; eight grandchildren, Tara Evans Roberts, Tyler Evans, Tenia Evans Fogle, Nicole Rohach Ledvina, Nathan Yuska, Breana Yuska, Samantha Blocker, and Dan Blocker; eight great-grandchildren, Colton and Carson Roberts, Casen and Clayton Evans, Cora and Camden Fogle, and Claire and Carver Ledvina; two sisters, Sandra (Larry) Sheda of Traer, and Sue Hardon of Wichita Falls, TX; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

A memorial fund will be established.

Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo, is assisting the family with arrangements.