Harvey Yarno, of Manteno Veterans’ Home, was born May 28, 1925, in Fowler, Indiana. He moved to Kankakee with his parents, Pete and Edna Yarno. He has four brothers: William, Richard, Wayne (deceased) and Leroy (Donna) Yarno, of Kankakee. Harvey served in the U.S. Navy in World War II Pacific conflict on the USS Gambier Bay. He was married to Mae E. Weiss (deceased), of Moorhead, Minnesota, for 60 years. Harvey has one son, Larry R. and daughter-in-law Mary B. (St. John) Yarno. He has three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Harvey retired from Kankakee Roper Stove after 21 years. Now he enjoys golf, playing cards, visiting relations in Moorhead and Fargo, and being with family.
Published in The Daily Journal/Kankakee, Illinois