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Margaret Yockey

November 29, 1928 — October 16, 2021

Margaret Yockey

Margaret Mary O’Donnell Yockey, of Alpena passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021, the Feast Day of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

Margaret Mar O’Donnell was born in Alpena on November 29, 1928, to the late Francis and Marie (Fitzpatrick) O’Donnell.  She was a lifelong member of St. Bernard Catholic Church.  She graduated from St. Bernard High School and later St. Mary College in Indiana. On September 1, 1952, she married her high school sweetheart,  William Yockey.  He preceded her in death on January 15, 1999.   Maggie loved playing golf and was club champion at Alpena County Club.

Surviving are 4 children, William Yockey, Kevin Yockey, Claud “C.R.” Yockey, Meaghan (Michael) Daleski; 2 grandchildren, Graham (Rachel) Yockey, Jaqueline (Sunny) Crimmins; 3 great grandchildren, Emmet Yockey, Hayleigh Crimmins, Hayden Crimmins; a sister, Sarah Homant, and a sister-in-law, Marcia O’Donnell.

Mrs. Yockey was preceded in death by a son, Francis Yockey and four siblings,  Francis O’Donnell, Patricia O’Donnell, John O’Donnell, and Michael O’Donnell.

Memorial visitation will take place at St. Bernard Church of All Saints Parish on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon with Rev. Tyler Bischoff officiating.  Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.  Streaming will be  available at

Inurnment: Holy Cross Cemetery

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Friendship Room, checks need to be written to All Saints of Alpena and memo with Friendship Room – Yockey.

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