Yvonne Celina Misailedes

February 3, 1936October 31, 2018

Yvonne Celina Misailedes (nee Jacques), age 82 of Williamston, passed away peacefully on October 31, 2018. She was born in Hancock, Michigan on February 3, 1936 to Emery and Florence (Vaughn) Jacques. She grew up in her beloved Marquette, Michigan; attended Michigan State and graduated from Northern Michigan University. She worked as a teacher, advertising executive, Williamston Community Librarian, and legislative executive assistant to another yooper, Representative Dominic Jacobetti in the Michigan House of Representatives. She was a member of St. Katherine’s Episcopal Church for more than 40 years. Yvonne also enjoyed her membership in the Shagbark Questers chapter #999, and tutoring high school students in English and other subjects.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband Sam (1992), brother Emery Jacques Jr. (1989) and sister, Mercedes Kimling (2016). Yvonne loved music, reading, travel, and the lake. The loves of her life were her family; including her sister Daphne Hodder; daughters Celeste McMillian and Melanie Stover (Ken Leiter); her sons John and Mike (Nancy); her long-time partner David Hershberger; her amazing grandchildren Tony (Courtney), Travis, Logan, Jacob, Monica (Mike), Elena, Kristie, Lauren, Elijah, Ruth, Ezekiel, Faith and three great-grandchildren Jameson, Julius, and Arabella; her many beloved nieces and nephews as well as dear friends in the community. Visitation Thursday, November 8th 4-6 pm at Gorseline-Runciman Funeral Home, 205 East Middle Street, Williamston Michigan 48895. Memorial Service and interment Friday at St. Katherine’s Episcopal Church 4650 Meridian Road, Williamston, Michigan 49985 with visitation at 10:00 am, service at 11:00 am.


  • Williamston Library
  • Presque Isle Park


  • Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, November 9, 2018

Yvonne Celina Misailedes

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November 5, 2018

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November 5, 2018

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