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February 7, 2014

Dennis C. Yellina

66; New Albany

Funeral services for Dennis C. Yellina, 66, New Albany, will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany, with private entombment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. He died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, surrounded by his family.

  The son of the late Charles Joseph and Anne Holic Yellina, He was born Sept. 12, 1947 in Chicago, Ill. He was a Purdue University graduate, retired from Colgate-Palmolive and was a consultant for the Coca-Cola Company. He was a very hard and dedicated worker, had a beautiful tenor voice and was a huge fan of the Chicago Cubs and Bears. 

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Wendy Ganser Yellina; son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Angie Yellina; grandchildren, Drew and Emily Yellina;

brother, Paul Yellina and his wife, Kathy; sister, Joyce Dittmer and her husband, Mike; brother-in-law,    Tom Ganser and his wife, Kay; and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday and after 12 noon Monday, at the funeral home. 

The family requests expressions of sympathy may be made to Riley Children’s Hospital or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

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