February 3, 2023

Kirk Yakel
Age: 56
Died: Friday, September 4, 2015 at Kearny County Hospital in Lakin
Born: March 7, 1959 at Pampa, Texas
Parents: Merle Ray & Joyce (Fletcher) Yakel
Marriage: to Kalene Lorimor on August 25, 1990 at Garden City

Memberships: Kansas Professional Rodeo Association
United States Team Ropers Competition
Kearny County Saddle Club

Kirk was a lifetime Kearny County resident and a graduate of Lakin High School. His entire working career was with the Fletcher Ranch. He was an active supporter of the Lakin Broncs and took great pride in his son’s accomplishments and activities. He enjoyed participating in and watching team roping and reading sports and western books. He was preceded in death by his Parents.

Survivors: Wife Kalene Yakel Home
Son Ryder Yakel Home
2 Sisters Shawnee Hernandez Castle Rock, Colorado
Kyla Vann Castle Rock, Colorado

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Wednesday
Place: United Methodist Church in Lakin
Officiating: Rev Tod Anthony
Burial: Lakin Cemetery
Memorials: Ryder Yakel Education Fund
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM Wednesday
At Garnand Funeral Home in Lakin
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com