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Obituary for Robert Pickering Yeo

Robert Pickering Yeo, age 80, of Calumet passed away on July 16, 2016 at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium.
Robert was born to William and Jane (Pickering) Yeo on September 7, 1935 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Robert sever in the United States Armey and in the Army Reserve.
Robert was well educated, earning four different bachelor’s degrees. One degree from Macalester College, one from Brown University, and two from Michigan Tech.
Him and his wife moved from Minnesota in the 60’s to come to the Copper Country to find teaching positions. Robert was very involved in Michigan Tech. He enjoyed telling stories with the Michigan Tech SciFi club, and helping out in in Tech’s computer labs. Robert was also very involved with the Humane Society, and for a while with the Democratic Party. He also hosted a quasi-dog shelter at his home. He made his garage into a place for raising his collies and would also take in stray dogs as well.
Preceding him in death are his parents, and two half-brothers William and Ralph Yeo.
Surviving are: His Ex-wife Dale (Gripp) Yeo
Son: William Yeo of Clarkston, Michigan
Grandson: Brennan Yeo
Nieces: Grace Koebnick and Leslie Bohlig
A memorial service will be held at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM. Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until the time of service.
Burial will be in the Lake View Cemetery in Calumet.
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

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