Yvonne Kay Tower

January 13, 2020

Yvonne Kay Tower, 79, a North Ft. Myers, FL resident since 2000, formerly of Michigan, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born August 20, 1940 in Clare, MI to Tomas and Margaret Cook, now deceased. Also preceded by her brother, Ronald Cook (Nancy).

Kay met her husband Galen in 1956 at a drug store soda fountain where Kay worked. They were married in 1959 at the Methodist Church in Clare, MI. After marrying Galen, Kay worked at a local Kroger grocery store, and eventually worked for the Farwell Area School system for 17 years at a job she loved. Kay retired in 1995 and she and Galen became “snowbirds” as they traveled back and forth between Michigan and Florida.

Over her life, Kay enjoyed many hobbies/ activities which included: card, bingo, reading (especially the Enquirer), crafts, gardening, decorating, snowmobiling, fishing, cooking huge meals for family and friends, and spending time with her family and friends.

Kay is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Galen D. Tower of North Ft. Myers, FL; two children, Dorothy Kay Lytle of Cape Coral, FL and Galen Tomas Tower (Michelle) of Waterford, MI; two sisters, Helen Erickson (Lance) of Cedar Park, TX and Vicky Ludwick (Charles) of Sault Ste Marie, MI; four grandchildren, Adam Lytle (Sarah), Jordan Tower, Brandon Tower, and Carli Tower; as well as several extended family members and friends.

There will be no formal services. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.StJude.org

Arrangements for final care have been entrusted to Ft. Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Boulevard, Ft. Myers, FL 33907, (239)936-0555. To share a story of photo, leave a tribute or to offer a condolence at this difficult time please visit www.formyersmomorial.com and sign the guestbook.

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