Arlene Lucille Yanney
Arlene Lucille Yanney
  • July 31, 1926 - August 25, 2017
  • Hutchinson, Kansas

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Arlene Lucille Yanney passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017 at home. Arlene was born July 31, 1926 to Arthur R. Waymire and Dorothy I (Mathiot) Waymire in Arkansas City, KS. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother Fred; and a daughter Barbara. She was a big supporter of Hutchinson Community College Athletics and enjoyed working door security at all the home basketball games. Arlene spent many hours baking for teams, coaches and friends. Arlene lived in California over 50 years and moved back to Kansas after the loss of her husband in 1998. She and her husband, Alan, were involved in advanced square dancing and were in the first group of square dancers to make a trip to Russia to connect with their dancers. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Eleanor K. Barton, Hutchinson; 3 grandsons, Chris (Dana) Whipp, Hutchinson, Jason (Jamie) Whipp, Rendondo Beach, CA, and Michael (Wendy) McGowan, Manchester, TN; 8 great grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter. Per her request there will be no funeral service. Cremation has taken place and she will be inurned at a later date by her family at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hutchinson Community College Endowment, HCC Athletics, or Hospice of Reno County.