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Obituary: Co-founder of social club and charity in Detroit dies
Originally printed 12/2/2010 (Issue 1848 - Between The Lines News)
Lois Yeagley: Sept. 16, 1950 - Nov. 14, 2010
Lois Yeagley, co-founder of the The Godmothers, a social club that does charity work in Detroit, died Nov. 14. She was 60.
Yeagley spent most of her life in Bloomingfield Hills, Mich., where she resided for 35 years. She graduated from Marian High School in 1967, and she received her B.A. and M.A. in Advertising from Michigan State University. She worked as an advertising executive in the Detroit area. She enjoyed golf, softball, and MSU football.
Yeagley is survived by her dear friends and her dogs, Tanner and Moses, whom she called "her boys."
The funeral was held Nov. 17. Memorial tributes may be made to The Godmothers, located at 7970 Farrant, Commerce Twp., MI 48382 and to Waggs and Wishes, located at 609 Rosewood, Ferndale MI 48220.
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