The Yates Family Fund

This week our family received the most devastating news.

Our beloved Melanie Hope Yates passed away on October 18th, 2021 from a gunshot wound to the head. She was only 23 years old; she leaves behind her devoted husband, Daniel Yates, and their 2 young daughters.

Everybody who knew Lanie knows she loved Jesus Christ with every fiber of her being. There is no doubt whatsoever that she is in heaven at this very moment. But we on earth miss her very dearly. We miss her passionate, powerful prayers. We miss her infectious laugh. We miss her beautiful singing voice lifting songs of worship. We miss her feisty, witty humor. We miss her dedication to being an amazing, godly mom and wife. We miss her. And we wish with every fiber of our being she was here, but we know she’s in a better place.

Melanie’s memorial service will be Oct 30. Details available here:
Please continue your prayers for her family.

If you feel led to financially assist Melanie’s family through this difficult time, please donate here.

Thank you,
The Calderons (Shawn, Lam, Celestial, Stephan, Chloe)

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Organizer and beneficiary

Stephan Calderon
Zion, IL
Daniel Yates

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