March 25, 1944 - March 29, 2021
Julia R. Yanke (nee Zizzo), age 77, of Hobart IN., passed away peacefully March 29th, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Julia was born on March 25th, 1944 in Chicago, IL to her late parents, John “Torpedo” and Catherine (nee Ponticelli) Zizzo. Julia was known for her giving heart, feisty Italian spirit and being a “jack of all trades”. She was the strongest and most forgiving woman many have ever met. Julia was preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert C. Yanke (married 1960), and her two sons Robert Yanke and Dino (Beth) Yanke. Julia is survived by her loving children, Marie(Tim) Roper, Francesca (Pat) Farley and Christina (Brad) Harber. She was a dear sister of Marie Zizzo, John Zizzo, Joseph (Wanda) Zizzo, Rosalie (Tony) Gallo, the late Jeanette (Roy) Holt, the late Catherine (John) O'mahoney, and the late Josephine Zizzo. Julia was a proud grandma to Francesca, David and Frankie Roper; Patricia (Farley) Velasquez, Anthony and Michael Farley; Jessica (Stills) Rojas, Lucas Stills, Bryceston and Brantley Harber, and late grandchildren Robert Brown, Christopher Yanke and Steve Remkus. Julia was a loving grandma to many great grandchildren as well. She is survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins who will always share a special place in her heart. Visitation for Julia will be Monday, April 5, 2021 from 2-7:00 p.m., at Burns Funeral Home, 701 East 7th Street, Hobart. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., beginning with prayers at 9:15 at Burns Funeral Home (Hobart) and then proceeding to St. Bridget Catholic Church, 107 Main Street, Hobart. Interment at Angel Crest Cemetery in Valparaiso, IN. www.burnsfuneral.com.
Julia R. Yanke (nee Zizzo), age 77, of Hobart IN., passed away peacefully March 29th, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Julia was born on March 25th, 1944 in Chicago, IL to her late parents, John “Torpedo” and Catherine... View Obituary & Service Information
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