BULLET St. Louis City Resolution Number 171
November 16, 2012
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Yola Mae Tyler

WHEREAS, while we are saddened to learn of the passing of Yola Mae Tyler; and

WHEREAS, we are comforted by knowing that she was loved by her many family members and friends; and

WHEREAS, Yola had many different careers having retired from City Hospital # 1, Wonder Bread Bakery, Early Childcare Daycare Center and the City Hall post office; and

WHEREAS, Yola was born August 23rd, 1931 in St. Louis, the second of five children to Earl and Virginia Wilson; and

WHEREAS, a graduate of Hadley Tech High School she married Arthur Tyler and raised 8 children, 20 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren; and

WHEREAS, in addition to her family and her job, Yola was very active being a pee wee softball coach, preschool pageant judge, poet and cook; and

WHEREAS, in addition to family and community activities, Yola squeezed in time to be a political activitist and Democratic Party stalwart in her neighborhood.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause in our deliberations to recognize and praise the tremendous contributions Yola Mae Tyler made to her family and to her community. We further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy to the end that it may be presented to at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor.

Introduced on the 9th day of November, 2012 by:

Honorable Lewis E. Reed, President St. Louis City Board of Aldermen

Adopted this the 9th day of November, as attested by:

David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen

Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen

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