LuJuan (McKinnon) Yoppke

3 entries
  • "Lu was our very good neighbor for about 20 years. We..."
    - Vickie and James Duprey
  • "Lu was my dear friend she was also my matron of honor at my..."
    - Maggie Irsik
  • "I remember when I was younger and Lu would come by our..."
    - Tammy-Jo Tucker
The Guest Book is expired.
Service Information
Vistoso Funeral Home
2285 E Rancho Vistoso Blvd
Oro Valley, AZ

September 17, 1935
November 6, 2018
LuJuan "Lu" McKinnon Yoppke, age 83, passed away peacefully on November 6, 2018, in Tucson, AZ.
Lu was born in 1935 in Salt Lake City, UT to Warren and Louise Brady. She married Neil McKinnon in 1954. Together they moved to Los Angeles where she worked at Garrett AiResearch until they started their family.
The McKinnon's relocated to Colorado Springs, CO in 1972, where they raised their three children. Neil passed away in 1986. Lu remarried in 1999 to Robert Yoppke, and they moved to Oro Valley, AZ, where they enjoyed a wonderful life. Robert preceded her in death in 2003. Throughout her life, Lu enjoyed raising her kids, cake decorating, sewing, bowling, being an Avon Lady, and chatting with friends.
She is survived by sons Douglas McKinnon of Colorado Springs, CO; Scott McKinnon of Littleton, CO; daughter Laura McKinnon of Tucson, AZ; and sister MaryAnn Bills of Palo Alto, CA.
A celebration of Lu's life will be held at Vistoso Funeral Home in Oro Valley, AZ on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Her memory will always be carried on in our hearts.

Published in The Gazette on Dec. 2, 2018
Give others a chance to express condolences. Not right now.