Shirley Ann (Bonneville) Yunker


Shirley Ann (Bonneville) Yunker, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully July 1, 2022 at the amazing age of 95 after sharing a laugh with her caregivers. Born July 31, 1926, Shirley mastered double entry bookkeeping in her first job at the First National Bank of Aitkin and, after marriage to Clifford Yunker in 1950 when they danced the Tennessee Waltz, partnered with her husband to raise their family in various cities his sales career took them until returning to Aitkin to own and run a neighborhood grocery. In each new place, Shirley made a double entry home of love and support. Preceded in death by husband Clifford, Shirley is survived by children Mark (Leslie), Mary and Scott (Carol), grandchildren Katie, Anna, Drake, Matthew, and Peter, and sister Viola Erickson.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 12:00pm – Friday, July 29, 2022 at St. James Catholic Church, Aitkin. Father Mike Tatullo will officiate. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Aitkin. Go to to leave a message of condolence

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