Yvonne J. Merle of Bridgman passed peacefully on Aug. 5, 2019.
Yvonne was born on Oct. 4, 1925 to Louis Merle and Isabelle Pochard Merle in Paris France. She was preceded in death by a daughter Jean, and husbands Judd Jennings and Don Soper. She is survived by children Dan [Beverly] Jennings of Saint Joseph, Michele Jennings of Bridgman, Mike Soper of Charleston SC. Pam [Dick]Garetto of Naperville IL. Gary Soper [kay Shultz] of Benton Harbor. Donna Shafer [Mark Holowasko]of Stevensville. A sister Isabelle Cordier of Strasburg FR, also many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews.
Yvonne owned and operated Chey Yvonne restaurant in Coloma and later Catering by Yvonne. Later in life she enjoyed taking her wares to the St. Joe Farmers market. Her greatest joy came from cooking for her family.
A special thank you goes out to caregiver Kim and all the fine people from Caring Circle .Print Obituary & Condolences