Fred Thomas Yates

July 21, 1948November 9, 2013

Dr. Fred T. Yates of Marysville passed away this November 9th. Born in Amery WI to Heloise Granum & Fred Yates, and later raised in Mill Valley CA. Dr. Yates was a graduate of the U.C. Irvine School of Medicine. Dr. Yates married Julie Yates in 1998 and they shared 15 years of love and happiness. In 2000 Dr. Yates opened his own private practice, Traditions Medical Clinic, in Marysville, where he offered low cost medical care to families without insurance. He is survived by his mother, Heloise Erion; son Erik Yates and wife Emily, daughters Kristen Yates and Stephanie Yates; stepson Ben Juarez and wife Brittany; siblings Steve, Laura and Sue. He will be remembered as a loving father, friend and physician. A celebration of his faith, family, and friends will commence on November 16th at 2:00pm at the Mt. View Presbyterian Church in Marysville. Arrangements entrusted to Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, November 16, 2013

Fred Thomas Yates

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Dawn Westover

November 16, 2013

You are in my thoughts and prayers, Julie

November 15, 2013

Dr. Fred; mined it as a prospector and gave it all away; just as required. Thanks Dr. Fred your gift will remain forever. YFIBW, Sam E.

November 15, 2013

My deepest sympathy to the family. May God give you strength and peace.
Psalm 29:11


November 14, 2013

Dr.Yates was a caring kind man, best DR. I ever had, he listened to me as a patient and I trusted him 110%. Wish more Doctors would be as caring as he was.

Allan & Sheila Baker

November 14, 2013

Dear Julie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Fred was a wonderful man. It was a pleasure to know him.

Mitch Swanson

November 13, 2013

My condolences to Julie, and the Yates family. Hope everyone is doing alright.

Jamie Kelly

November 13, 2013

Dr. Yates provided me with affordable healthcare when I wouldn't have otherwise been able to get medical treatment. I am very sorry to hear of his passing.

Vicki Rae Thomas

November 13, 2013

Love you still Fred, I will rejoice over you with Julie and family, knowing you are in the loving arms of your sweet Jesus. You will be missed but we will see you soon. Hi to Bobbie, Virginia, Mike and all those we look forward to seeing when come.