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Yolanda Tanya King
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Yolanda T. King, 91, Forestville, passed away, Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Kewaunee after a short illness. She was born Sept. 18, 1926 in the country of Columbia to Walter and Mercedes (Stegmann) Tamberg. Yolanda was raised and educated in several countries in Europe, including Germany, Belgium and France. Yolanda earned a BS Degree in the arts while in Berlin and Germany and also a BS Degree of the arts in Paris.
After coming to United States she attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA. She was employed in New York City on Madison Ave, in the commercial art and production profession in all phases of advertising media. Yolanda was a lifelong learner and intellectual with a endless bank of knowledge.
Yolanda married Wallace King in West Orange, NJ in 1972. While in New Jersey she owned a yarn shop and gave knitting lessons. She also went to nursing school and worked as an LPN for the county in Stillwater, NJ.
Yolanda and Wallace came to Forestville in 1990 and operated a sheep farm. She spun and hand dyed her own wool and enjoyed knitting. She was a member of the Archive Spinners. Her other interests were reading and writing. Yolanda had been a member of the Unitarian / Universalist Church in Wexford, NJ.
She is survived by her brother Joaquin (Christine) Tamberg, Bogota, Columbia; many nieces, nephews and cousins in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Europe.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Wallace in 1995.
The SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, assisted the family with arrangements.
Per Yolanda's request, no services will be held.
The family wants to give a special thank you to Atrium Post Acute Care in Kewaunee and Unity Hospice for all their compassion and kindness.


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