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Yvonne Priest, 79

Yvonne (Wawrzyniak) Priest, age 79, of Cumming, GA, formerly of Winsted, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, with her family by her side.

She was born June 20, 1933, in Winsted.

Yvonne married James Priest in May of 1957. She moved with her family around the country and Europe, finally settling in Georgia.

Yvonne was very proud of her sons and grandchildren, and treasured spending time with them. She was an avid reader and cook, and also loved to draw.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Ella (Rehmann) Wawrzyniak; brothers Robert and Reuben; and three brothers-in-law, Philip Larson, Bud Houlton, and Gordon Gruenhagen.

Yvonne is survived by her husband of over 50 years, Jim; sons Anthony of Arlington, VA, Alan of San Mateo, CA, Lee of Mint Hill, NC, and Tom of Atlanta, GA; seven grandchildren; three sisters, LouAnn Larson-Houlton, Helen Gruenhagen, and Jan (Dale) Birkholz; and sisters-in-law Leta Wawrzyniak and Sharon Williamson.

Services took place Monday, Feb. 18 in Cumming, GA.