Obituaries

Shaun W Yunk

February 2, 1940 - November 13, 2019

Shaun W Yunk

Obituary

Shaun W. Yunk,79, of Belvidere, IL died peacefully Wednesday evening, November 13, 2019 in his home surrounded by his loving family. Shaun was born February 2, 1940 in Rockford, IL the son of Clarence and Irene (Kronke) Yunk.  He married Judith Loveridge on March 25, 1959 at the US Naval Base, David Adams Memorial Chapel, in Norfolk, VA – it was one of the best days of his life. Shaun served our country in the United States Navy as a 3rd Class Petty Officer. After his military career, he began working as a machine operator for Sundstrand Corporation for 29 years; more recently you could find Shaun at Elliot Golf Course as the starter. He was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Belvidere, IL. He was also a member of the VFW Post 1461, the American Legion, and the Belvidere Youth Baseball program.

Shaun will be dearly missed by his children, Shauna (Paul) Arco of Belvidere, Troy (Barbi) Yunk of Belvidere, Scott (Debbie) Yunk of Poplar Grove, and Deana Ghastin of Belvidere; sister, Debby (Mike) Keating of Belvidere; grandchildren, Sara (Ken) Beever, Aaron (Trisha) Leonard, Dustin Boardman, Caleb (Jazmine) Boardman, Bruyn Yunk, Tyler Yunk, Eryk Yunk, Skyler Yunk, Sam Arco, Mason Yunk, Jacob Popovich, Connor Yunk, Evan Velmont; great-grandsons, Max Beever, Elliott Boardman, Emmitt Boardman, Baby Leonard; great-granddaughters, Avery Beever and Baby Boardman; nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Judy; parents; stepfather, Bill Carey and sister, Clarice Dickerson.

The family acknowledges doctors and nurses of OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, St. Anne’s Center and OSF Hospice for the love and care given to Shaun and his family.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL, 61008. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at First United Methodist Church, 610 Bonus Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. Rev. Jim Bell will be officiating. Burial with military rites at Highland Garden of Memories. Memorial contributions in Shaun’s memory may be given in care of the American Cancer Society or B.Y.B. (Belvidere Youth Baseball) in Shaun’s memory. To light a candle or write a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Sunday, November 17, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL, 61008.

Monday, November 18, 2019
1:00 pm

First United Methodist Church

610 Bonus Avenue
Belvidere, IL 61065

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at First United Methodist Church, 610 Bonus Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. Rev. Jim Bell will be officiating.

Highland Garden of Memories

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Len Portales 2019-12-08T18:35:14

Peace to all

Alina 2019-11-18T09:31:13

I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers that you are consoled by vivid and lasting memories of Shaun.

Lindsey Stearns 2019-11-18T07:56:08

My prayers for all the family.

Percy Gordon 2019-11-17T13:12:12

Debby and family – I am so sorry for your kids. May God comfort you through the coming days and weeks. You have the assurance of seeing him again in Heaven!! My love to you all!!

Allena Fortson 2019-11-16T09:04:37

So sad to read of my buddy, Shaun’s death. I taught golf at Elliot and he was always ready to help me with equipment or just with a smile. He never complained about his health. He would just light up when i ask about his grandchildren. I will sure miss him.
My love and synpathy, Georgalee George

Georgalee George 2019-11-16T07:55:54

Dear Yunk family I was so sad when I got the message from one of our members of 18 hole ladies league at Elliott. He definitely was one of our favorite starters. Hugs to you all and know he well be missed. Linda Rohlman

Linda Rohlman 2019-11-15T16:56:32

Our hearts are truly sadden at the lost of your dad… we all pretty much grew up family.. and he truly was a big presence to all…please know he will be missed and always remembered by us,
We love you all and please take care
Jeff and Angela
Leonard

Jeff and Angela Leonard 2019-11-15T14:26:26

So for your loss. Will keep the Yunk families in our thoughts and prayers.

Bob and Terri Alderman 2019-11-15T13:59:58

To the beautiful family that Shaun leaves; my sympathies. May God’s peace and comfort embrace you now.

Kim Zierke 2019-11-15T13:14:50

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