August 2, 1955 – December 29, 2013
Obituaries » MICHAEL L. YATES
YATES, MICHAEL LEWIS, of Montpelier, was born Aug. 2, 1955, the son of Viola (Michaels) Yates and Bud Yates. He passed December 29, 2013, from a stroke. Michael married Susan Cruickshank on May 17, 1974, and divorced in 1994. He started his own logging business in 1979. He loved to fish and always liked finding new fishing holes. Michael has left behind three daughters: Cassandra, Michelle and Moriah; and eight grandchildren who were his pride and joy.