Jack L. Yochem, 82, of Centerville, Ohio, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012, at The Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest W. and Mary Alice (Johnson) Yochem; and by one sister, Jean Kriegbaum.
He is survived by his wife of the past 34 years, Marilyn (Frix) Yochem; two children, Chris Yochem and Candyce O'Connor; their mother, Patricia Yochem; two step-children, Janet (Douglas) Taylor and Carol Collins; seven grandchildren, Michael Collins, Kimberly (Neil) Jaffe, Stacy (Brett) Reckart, Shawn Yochem, Nicole Yochem, Kathleen O'Connor and Maura O'Connor; seven great-grandchildren; his beloved poodle, Phoebe Louise; and by his extended family and many good friends.
Mr. Yochem retired from Dayton Daily News as the retail advertising manager in 1983 with 30 years of service. He was an avid golfer, former member of Walnut Grove Country Club (Dayton), and Palmetto Pine Country Club and Faith Presbyterian Church in Cape Coral.
Memorial services will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Jack to The Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties or Faith Presbyterian Church.