Grace E. (Seifert) Yelk, 83, formerly of Robeson Twp., passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at the Wyomissing Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the widow of George K. Yelk, who passed away on June 5, 1987. Born in Robeson Twp., she was a daughter of the late Francis P. and Pearl E. (Delp) Seifert. Grace attended the former Shillington High School. She was a member of Robeson Evangelical Lutheran Church. She retired from the Bollman Hat Company in Adamstown. Grace enjoyed playing cards, cooking, canning, gardening, listening to music, spending time with family and vacationing at the Beach at Indian River Inlet in Delaware. She is survived by her siblings: Evelyn J. Kern, of New Castle, Del.; John H. Seifert, of Atlanta, Ga.; Martha E., widow of Charles R. Althouse, of Brecknock Twp.; Hazel M., wife of Samuel Griffith, of Brecknock Twp.; Francis R. Seifert, of Robeson Twp. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Valeria M. Hunsinger and Mary L. Oldt. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Giles & Yeckley Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc., 21 Chestnut Street, Mohnton, with Pastor Michael Ware, officiating. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, from 10:00 to11:00 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Robeson Lutheran Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her memory to Robeson Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3520 Plow Road, Mohnton, Pa. 19540. To offer the family online condolences, please visit us at www.gilesandyeckley.com .
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