Ila M. Yates, 84, of Bethany, passed away peacefully on Aug. 7, 2016 at Bethany Care Center, Bethany.
She was born Nov. 20, 1931 in Augusta, Iowa, the only child of Van and Vera (Gross) Fraser.
She attended Denmark, Iowa school and in later years achieved a degree from Chillicothe Beauty Academy.
On May 5, 1956 she was united in marriage to Charles A. Yates. She was a hard worker