Gale Huntington Yerges
1928 — 2019
Gale Huntington Yerges was born in Ann Arbor Michigan to Edwin J and Nell Huntington. Gale cherished her deep Michigan roots throughout her life, spending summers at her beloved Higgins Lake cottage, maintaining contact with friends from grade school and high school in Ann Arbor and of course rooting for University of Michigan football. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1950 and a year later married Howard Yerges, another Michigan graduate. Gale and Howard then moved to St Louis Missouri and lived there for nearly 30 years. During those years, they raised two daughters and Gale became increasingly active in community service. She was named Outstanding Young Woman of 1961 by...