Edward Yells

Edward Yells

Thursday, June 8th, 1972 - Monday, February 1st, 2021
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Edward C. Yells, 48, of Beach Park, IL, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021, at Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital. Born on June 8, 1972, he was the son of the late Charles and Barbara Yells.

He graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelors Degree in Construction Management. He was employed as a Claims Consultant with Allstate for 23 years.

On March 29, 2008, he married Christine Vena at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Wadsworth.

Ed achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and remained actively involved as a leader for his son’s Cub Pack, and with the Northeast Council of the BSA. He was a member of the Waukegan Elks Lodge #702 and served as a Past Exalted Ruler.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Yells; his children, Zachary (11) and Emma (7); his mother, Barbara Yells; one sister, Vicki Kirk; nephews, Michael Kirk and Charlie Kirk; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Chuck and Pat Vena; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Chuck Vena and Katie Brothen; and nieces, Kaylee and Alaina Vena, Addison and Kennedy Brothen. He is further survived by other loving family and friends.

Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family at:

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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Private Condolence

Jane Asperheim

Posted at 09:51am
Dear Barb & family,
Such a shock & a such a tragedy! If there is anything I could help in any way please let me know. My condolences to you & his family. This pandemic has taken another precious life. Your grief has to be overwhelming. Prayers for eventual peace.
With sympathy, Jane Asperheim

Sylvia Lou

Posted at 01:47am
My most sincere condolences to Ed’s wife and child. I have many memories of Ed from grade school. Ed and his family will remain in my thoughts and prayers. Ed is their guardian angel now.

Patti Hornacek

Posted at 07:02pm
Dear Christie , Pat , Chuck and Chuck and your families. Our hearts are breaking for you. We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you as you look to our Savior for peace and comfort.

Jane Conarchy Posted at 09:16pm

Barbara, my deepest sympathy to you and Vicki and the rest of your family. I will keep all of you in my prayers. Jane Conarchy

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