Mary Elizabeth Yeilding, 82, of La Quinta, CA died Jan. 11, 2004, in Rancho Mirage, CA.
She was born April 29, 1921 to Frank William Schell and Pearle Mae Anders in Keokuk, Iowa.
She married Fred Charles Yeilding in November 1945, in Las Vegas, NV. She was the owner of a dress shop for 30 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Patty L. Wilson of La Quinta, CA; sister, Louise Napoli of Richland, Wash; brother, Henry Schell of Peoria, Ill.; three step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ramon Chapel, Palm Springs Mortuary in Cathedral City, CA.
Inurnment will be private at Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City under the direction of Palm Springs Mortuary.