Philip M. Yanok

Born: Mon., Sep. 3, 1956
Died: Sat., Dec. 29, 2012


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 03, 2013
Location: N. William St. Location

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Thu., Jan. 03, 2013
Location: N. William St. Location

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Philip M. Yanok

Sep. 3, 1956 – Dec 29, 2012


Philip M. Yanok, 56, of New Carlisle died Saturday morning in his home. He was born September 3, 1956 in Lakewood, Ohio. Also preceding him in death are his parents, daughter Courtney Yanok and sister Elaine. On December 9, 1995 in South Bend he married the former Kimberly Larrison who survives along with his children Amy, Brad Yanok and Kayleigh Yanok. His grandchildren Colton and McKenna Missler. Also a brother Andrew Yanok. Phil was a route manager for Orkin Pest Control in South Bend. He enjoyed Golf, fishing and football and the music classics. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be remembered fondly. Phil loved his children Amy who is a Music Major at Ball State and Brad who is a drum major at New Prairie High School. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday January 3, 2013 in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home 521 N. William St. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00 till time of services. As Phil’s wishes cremation will take place after funeral services. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to defray funeral expenses.

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Jim Norris
   Posted Thu January 03, 2013
I wish to extend my condolences to the family for their great loss at this time. I also lost a good friend. I've known Phil for the last several years as I was one of his customers. Whenever he came by we stopped by the garden and I shared sweet banana peppers with him that he really enjoyed. I also enjoyed very many extended conversations with him where he expressed his love and concern and how proud he was of his family. I could tell he was a great family man and will sorely be missed. This last summer as I was sharing some of my peppers with him he gave me a V8 juice he had with him that had low sodium and he wanted me to try that. We had a great many conversations and he brought alot of light into the room when he came in. He was always smiling and happy to be here. The world was definitely a better place with people like Phil in it. I will surely miss him. Our hearts go out to his family at this time. Jim Norris

Jerry, Gail & Amber Yussum
   Posted Fri January 04, 2013
We are truly sorry for your loss and wish to express our condolences to you. We are part of the New Prairie Band Family, Amber is in band with Brad. Please know that you are in our prayers. Even though Phil is no longer on this earth, he is still watching over you from above and will be forever in your hearts. Should you need anything or just someone to talk to, now that we are here.
Jerry, Gail and Amber Yussum

Jill Richey
   Posted Mon January 07, 2013
My sincere sympathy to you Kim, Amy, & Brad. Very sorry for your loss. Jill Richey

marcia Blum
   Posted Thu September 19, 2013
To Phil's family,
I am sorry for your loss. Phil was our "Orkin Man." I miss his caring, very friendly way. He always came in with a smile and asked about our lives/activities and family . He was professional and yet also had "small town America " feel about him. I felt safe leaving a key for him to come into our home and spray even when I was not home. As these months have gone on and other Orkin reps have come --I really know what an Awesome person he was. He set the bar high--no one has been able to reach it yet. He is missed by his clients. ( A few years ago I wrote a compliment for Phil and sent it to his boss--hoping that it would be published in the Orkin newsletter.)Phil was one of a kind.
Marcia Blum