Ishpeming- Thomas J. “Wally” Yuhas, age 62 of 646 Teal Lake Rd. Ishpeming, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 at his home in Ishpeming.
Thomas was born October 2, 1950 in New York City, NY to the late John & Irene (Loupos) Yuhas. Wally graduated from Ishpeming High School and received an associate degree from Northern Michigan University.
Wally worked in the construction trade, food service at the Mather Nursing Center, and most recently as a life skills technician for Pathways where he retired from in 2010. Wally enjoyed playing cards, especially cribbage, playing pool and going to the casino. He was an avid Green Bay Packer and New York Yankee fan. He coached his son's Little League teams and he enjoyed playing softball.
Wally is survived by his wife Riitta (Alasimi) Yuhas, sons: Eric (Michelle) Yuhas of Ishpeming and Jerry (Julie) Yuhas of Oklahoma City, OK, along with 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents John & Irene.
Honoring Wally’s request, there will be no services, cremation will take place, Wally’s cremains will be placed in the Ishpeming Cemetery Columbarium.
Wally’s obituary may be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.