Yates, Lorraine Margaret; born on April 26, 1930 in Pontiac, Michigan and passed away March 17, 2015 in White Lake, Michigan was the oldest of four children born to Ernest and Elizabeth Gehrke. At 20, she pursued a teaching career. In 1950, she met and married her beloved husband, Robert, to whom she was married for 49 years. She raised four children, kept a home, and taught kindergarten – 2nd grade for 30 years. After retiring, she devoted her attention to her spiritual side, becoming a licensed teacher and member of Unity church. The Unity community became a central and special part of her life. Lorraine was a gentle, kind and loving soul and very dear to her friends, family and neighbors. She will be dearly missed by each. Her parents, siblings and beloved husband have preceded her in death and they welcome and guide her now. Her children, David Allen Yates, Kathryn Ann Terrazas, James Arthur Yates, Margaret Ann Davis, her grandchildren, Amanda, Antonia, Robert, Danny, Megan and Michael, and her great grandchildren Tea, Riley and Vincent all grieve the loss of her presence here with us. Funeral Visitation will be held Friday, March 20, 2015 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 2 p.m. at the Union Lake Chapel of the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 1233 Union Lake Rd., White Lake. Share a memory at www.eltonblackandsonwhitelake.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Mar. 19, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 14 "To the Yates family, I was saddened to hear of the death of..."- Dr. Ron Montgomery"Dearest Family, What can I say about my beloved Aunt..."- Diana Yates" I was so saddened to hear of Lorraine's passing. I also..."- Debbie Davies"She was wonderful all my children and impacted a lot of kids...."- Judi Beal"I did not hear of Lorrain's death until 3-22. I was truly..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Lorraine Yates Add a video + Photos View All Add + This is a nice photo of mom from the mid 90s. Lorraine Margaret Yates Photo http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailytribune/obituary.aspx?n=lorraine-margaret-yates&pid=174430243&fhid=10919