Robert T. Yatteau “Bob” – March 21, 2014


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, To send a condolence and for further information please visit:


7 thoughts on “Robert T. Yatteau “Bob” – March 21, 2014

  1. Dear Ella Mae,
    Though I’m not close with the family, sorry to hear of your loss. Everyone I’ve met that knew Uncle Bob, always had a kind word and a smile.

  2. Hello, my name is Tiffany, I am so sorry about your loss. One day Jehovah will get rid of death Revelation 21:4 says that death will be no more. Hope this finds you at a good time.

  3. Dear Ellie, We were so sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. He was a wonderful man and very kind. We will never forget him for sure. You and yours are still in our prayers. We love you and may the Holy Spirit comfort you mightily!

    Blessings and Love…Pastor Mark and Rhonda

  4. Alice & family,
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Hoping you find comfort with the many memories of the past.
    All our love,
    Peg & Chuck DeStefano

  5. My Uncle Bob was a wonderful man. I loved him and will miss him dearly. I would like to thank Aunt Ellie for loving and taking such good care of my uncle. I pray that she finds peace and comfort knowing that he is no longer suffering in pain. We love you Ella Mae, the Morabito family.

  6. I knew Bob as a child growing up just down the road from him and his wonderful parents in Hemlock. He was such a great guy and will be missed by many like myself and my family knowing him was a pleasure and I feel fortunate I was able to know such a kind loving man.

  7. Aunt Ella: We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying grace and strength on you as you walk through this dark valley. God is with you. Trust in Him. Lean on Him. We love you.

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