On Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, Cheryl Kay Yost, loving mother and grandmother, passed away in Syracuse at the age of 71.
Cheryl was born on Aug. 23, 1947, to Robert and Lucille (Livingston) Holmes at St. Mary’s Hospital in Nebraska City.  On Oct. 16, 1962, she married Kirk Yost. They had two daughters, Rhonda and Tammy.
Cheryl was a lifelong resident of Nebraska City.  She worked for St. Mary’s Hospital in Nebraska City, and Grape Community Hospital in Hamburg.  She was a former member of the Eagles Auxiliary and loved cooking for family and friends, fishing,  gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  
Cheryl was preceded in death by her husband Kirk Yost, parents Robert and Lucille Holmes, two sisters, Ginger  Fielder and Sheila Kuehn, and a brother, Mike Holmes.  
She is survived by two daughters - Rhonda Yost (Syracuse) and Tammy (Robert) Schumacher (Nebraska City); four grandchildren – Danelle (Stephen) Owens (Syracuse), Samantha (Chris) Walker (Nebraska City); Nick (Jessica) Schumacher (Omaha), and Jerry (Michelle) Schumacher (Nebraska City); 10 great-grandchildren – Emma, Zane, Ryan, Matthew, Addison, Alex, Cedric, Quinn, Gwenneth, and Tayler; two sisters, Bobbie Magnuson (Lincoln) and Rita (Dave) Turek (Lincoln); sister-in-law Shirley Holmes (Lincoln)  along with many nieces, nephews, and friends.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday (11/14) at 2 p.m. at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City.   Inurnment will be held at a later date in Wyuka Cemetery, Nebraska City.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family.
Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
Gude Mortuary in charge of the arrangements.