Skip to main content

Dean “Dino” Allen Yohe, 75

July 18, 2011

Dean “Dino” Allen Yohe, 75, Big Run, died Saturday, July 16, 2011, at home.

He was born Feb. 2, 1936, in Big Run, a son of the late Edward B. and Helen M. (Vanetta) Yohe.

Feb. 6, 1955, he married the former Wilma “Wink” LaRue Peace, who survives.

Mr. Yohe was a member of the First Christian Church in Big Run.

He was also a member of the John W. Jenks Masonic Lodge in Punxsutawney and the United Mine Workers/construction.

He worked as a carpenter constructing  mine shafts for the Williamson family company in Ebensburg. He retired from Central Cambria Drilling Company in 1991.

Mr. Yohe enjoyed square dancing with his wife, hunting and fishing.
He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include four children, David R. Yohe and wife Lori of Reynoldsville, Beverly Smith and husband James of Emporium, Richard A. Yohe and wife Beth of Charleston, S.C., and Brenda Cekovsky and husband John of Punxsutawney; seven grandchildren, Eric Yohe and wife Jennifer, Keenan Yohe, Holli Yohe and fiancé Jason Polito, Shawna Fye and husband Joseph Jr., Jerica Mitchell, Jared and Katlyn Cekovsky; a great-grandchild, Shelby Lynn Yohe; a brother, David E. Yohe and wife Carol of DuBois; and several close nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Chad Cekovsky; three brothers, James, Clifford and Charles Yohe; and a sister, Betty Schaffer.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at the Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Big Run.

A Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at the funeral home.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 2011, at the funeral home with Pastor Andy Cressman officiating.

Memorial donations may be made in Mr. Yohe's memory to DRMC Hospice, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, Pa. 15801, or to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — It's that time of year again, time to think about Thanksgiving dinner, Black Friday shopping and...
A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Borough Police paid a visit to Punxsutawney Area High School on Tuesday to remind the...
On Friday, the Chucks fell to the undefeated Karns City Gremlins 43-16. Turnovers were a problem...
This afternoon, Amber Ward (pictured) and the Lady Chucks girls' tennis squad will participate in...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes