West Bloomfield/Hemlock: March 21, 2014 Robert T. Yatteau at age 77 years went to be with the lord. He was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Marjorie (McKee) Yatteau, his brothers James, Frederick and Richard Yatteau. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Ellie Yatteau, stepson Daniel (Donna) Lauffer, brothers Donald, Charles, and Russel (Patricia) Yatteau, sister Alice Eichas, and sister in-law Barbara Yatteau. Granddaughter Danielle (Brandon) Zettl and great-grandchildren Hunter & Eva Marie Zettl. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Bob was born October 24, 1936 in Rochester, NY to parents Thomas & Marjorie (McKee) Yatteau. He attended Monroe High School and later was drafted for the US Army. In his time in the Army he was a medic stationed in Germany. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and outdoorsman. Bob was a steamfitter of over 30 years and was a member of the UA Local 13, Rochester, NY. He met the love of his life, Ella Mae Oliver “Ellie”, in Hemlock, NY while she was walking her dog. They were later married on August 9, 1992. Bob was a good friend to all who loved his family and the lord.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 4-7pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rte 15 & 20A, Livonia where services will be held on Thursday at 10:30am. Pastor Eric Scott will be the celebrant. Interment Union Cemetery in Livonia. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to the Ugandan Water Project, 2648 Rabbit Run, Bloomfield, NY 14469, www.ugandanwaterproject.com. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: