Obituary of Edward (EY) Yun
Edward (EY) Yun passed away peacefully on November 8, 2017 at his residence at Atria Senior Living. He was 95 years young.
‘EY’ was born in Oakland on April 27, 1922 to Fay and Arthur Fong Yun, oldest of 7 children. At age 13, his family moved to Grass Valley.
‘EY’ was proud to have served in the army during WWII. He had a degree in Business Administration from UC Berkeley. His family managed the Hills Flat Market until 1965. After the market closed, he opened a variety store, Value Mart, and later became a real estate broker opening Golden Empire Realty until his retirement in 1988.
‘EY’ was a long time member of the Grass Valley United Methodist Church. He was a member of the committee that started the Interfaith Food Ministry. He was a life time member of the American Legion and its bowling league for over 50 years. He enjoyed fishing, traveling to different countries and taking trips with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Alice Tinloy Yun and their daughters, Susan Sakahara and Janet Yun; son Ron Yun; sister Virginia Wong; brother Wally Yun; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Grass Valley United Methodist Church with a reception immediately following in Wesley Hall.
We will miss the laughter and joy that Dad brought into our lives.
Donations may be made to Grass Valley United Methodist Church, designated to either the’ Pastor’s Discretionary Fund’ or ‘Interfaith Food Ministry’.
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