Lindsey M. Yankoviz, 90 of Pittsburg ended her courageous battle with lung cancer at 10:45 a.m. Friday January 23, 2009 at the Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg. She went to be with her Lord and family on the 30th anniversary of her own father’s death.

Lindsey M. Yankoviz, 90 of Pittsburg ended her courageous battle with lung cancer at 10:45 a.m. Friday January 23, 2009 at the Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg. She went to be with her Lord and family on the 30th anniversary of her own father’s death.

She was born September 4, 1918 in Radley, KS the daughter of Carlo and Damiana (Cottitto) Bavuso. She was a lifetime resident of the Southeast Kansas area attended Schools in Arma and graduated from Girard High School in 1937.

Mrs. Yankoviz married Robert John (Jack) Yankoviz on November 26, 1947 in Pittsburg.  He preceded her in death on August 15, 1959.

She worked throughout her life for the Federal Government; working for the War Department, Veterans Administration and 21 years with the Social Security Administration.

Mrs. Yankoviz was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, the St. Mary’s Alter Society, St. Paul’s Society, and AARP.

Mrs. Yankoviz devoted her life to caring for family as they became unable to do so for themselves.  She lived her life through her grandsons never wanting to miss a single school event or celebration.

Survivors include a daughter Jana Dalrymple and husband Roland of Pittsburg; 2 sisters Mary Ann Youvan of Pittsburg, Jennie Metz of Glenwood Springs, CO; sisters-in-law Juanita Bavuso of Frontenac and Joyce Bavuso of Forsyth, MO 3 Grandchildren Justin Dalrymple and wife Jessica of Leavenworth, KS, Austin Dalrymple of Kansas City, KS, Jackson Dalrymple of Pittsburg; a great-grandchild to be born in March and 63 nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, Carl (Chuck) Bavuso and Samuel Bavuso and two sisters Rosalie Smith and Josephine Kelly.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday January 31st at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Pittsburg with Father Thomas Stroot as celebrant.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery. The parish rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Friday January 30th at the church where the family will receive friends following until 8:30 p.m.  Friends may call at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Pittsburg after 1 p.m. Friday.  Condolences can be sent to www.bathnaylor.com  Memorial contributions can be made to the Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Fund or to the American Cancer Society.  Memorials may be brought by or mailed to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg, KS 66762.