Yolanda Ginnetti Perry, age 91, of Waupaca, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Theda Care Medical Center-Waupaca.
She was born in Waupaca on February 26, 1925, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ginnetti. Yolanda was a R.N. and had graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in Oshkosh, WI. From the University of Minnesota, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a major in Public Health Nursing. Her avocation was vocal music and was known in this area for her vocal talent. Her professional vocal training was obtained from McPhail School of Music in Minneapolis and the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. After 44 years in the nursing profession, she retired. Politics became her next interest. She served as Alderperson for the 3rd Aldermanic District in Waupaca for numerous years.
She is survived by her daughter, Yolanda (Joe) of Austin, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters – Rosina and Filomena.
A Private Graveside Service was held at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Cemetery in Waupaca with Father Curt Klismet officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated. The family would like to extend a special Thank You to the staff at Bethany Home for all of their kind and compassionate care. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.