Elayne Yineman

Aug. 2, 1929-Dec. 30, 2017

Elayne Yineman, 88,

Minot, passed away on

Saturday, December 30,

2017 in her home.

Elayne L. Clott was

born on August 2, 1929,

the daughter of Chester

and Ellen (Botz) Clott in

Minot, ND. She was

raised and educated in

Minot, graduating from

Minot High School in


On June 2, 1949, she

was united in marriage to

George Yineman at St.

Leo’s Catholic Church in

Minot. They made their

home in Minot, where to-

gether they owned and

operated ACE Electric.

The family also owned

and operated Lakeshore

Resort at Lake Metigoshe

from 1966 until 1978.

She enjoyed crocheting,

baking, cooking, For many

years every Tuesday

played cards with her

brother Jerry and friends.

Elayne was a member of

Our Lady of Grace Cathol-

ic Church, Minot.

She is survived by:

Husband of 68 years,

George, Minot; Children:

Sherry (Craig) Kondos,

Minot, Bobbie (Hank) Rip-

plinger, Minot, George

Yineman Jr., Bismarck;

grandchildren: Michelle

(Frank) Cowper, Crystal

(Blaine Christiansen) Rip-

plinger, KC (Renae) Kon-

dos, Sammie Yineman,

Kylie Yineman, Jake Yine-

man; great- grandchil-

dren: Gannon Cowper,

Sylvia Cowper, Natalie

Kondos, Kelsie Kondos,

Theodore Ripplinger

Christiansen; brothers:

Jerry Clott, Minot, Ron

(MaryAnn) Clott, Seattle,

WA; and numerous nieces

and nephews.

She was preceded in

death by her parents;

brother, Duwayne Clott;

and sisters, Lynette Les-

man and Leora Huddel-


Visitation: Wednesday,

January 3, 2018 from 4:00

pm until 5:00 pm at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot

Vigil Prayer Service:

Wednesday at 5:00 pm at

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home Chapel, Minot

Mass of Christian Buri-

al: Thursday, January 4,

2018 at 10:30 am at Our

Lady of Grace Catholic

Church, Minot

Burial: Thursday at 1

pm at Rosehill Memorial

Park, Minot

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