Sheryl Lynn Yackey, 56, of Greeley, CO died on December 31, 2018 in a North Suburban Medical Center in Thornton, CO due to complications from a year long battle with leukemia.
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She was born April 17, 1962 in Greeley to Deanna Kathleen Yackey and Clarence George Yackey. She attended Greeley area schools and graduated from Greeley Central High School in 1980.
In 1980, she was hired by State Farm Insurance where she worked various positions over the years with the most recent being as an educational specialist.
Sheryl enjoyed going racing with her brother and nephews. She also enjoyed cooking, gardening and showing her yellow lab, Storm.
Sheryl is survived by her daughter, Joann Genua; brother Bruce (Christi) Yackey; nephews: Brian and Brett Yackey; niece: Heather Yackey; and a special friend Ron Ruiz.
Proceeded in death by her parents Clarence G Yackey and Deanna K Yackey.
A Celebration of Life pot-luck will be held January 19th from 4-7 pm at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 1800 21st Ave, Greeley, CO.
Memorial contributions may be made to “Leukemia & Lymphoma Society”, in care of Northern Colorado Crematory, 700 8th St., Greeley, CO 80631.