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Teresa Yriarte

Teresa  Yriarte
Teresa Sandra Yriarte, age 73, of Topeka, died February 20, 2018 at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

She was born on March 21, 1944 in Manhattan, the daughter of John Silva Sr and Santos (Gonzales) Silva. She attended Seven Dolors Catholic Grade School and graduated from Luckey High School in Manhattan. Teresa earned her LPN degree from Kaw area Technical School in Topeka.

Teresa worked as a nurse in the Psychiatric United at Stormont-Vail in Topeka. She later retired due to a disability.

She was married to Robert Goupil Sr, in June of 1963 at the Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Manhattan. They had three sons: Robert Jr, Michael, and David. They later divorced.

She was married to Jesus Yriarte and they had a son, Tony Yriarte.

Teresa was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Marg Silva Sr.

She is survived by her sons: Robert Goupil Jr, Michael Goupil, David (Karen) Goupil, and Tony Yriarte; her grandchildren: Miranda Goupil Ybarra (Eddy), Sean, Joshua, Gabriel, and McKenzie Goupil, and Joe and Jason McConnell; her sister, Elvira Leon (Elias), and her brother, John Silva (Ruby); and also her several nieces and nephews, and many family members.

A Rosary will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday March 1, 2018 at the Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Manhattan. Mass of the Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. Thursday March 1, 2018 at the Seven Dolors Catholic Church with Father Kerry Ninemire as the celebrant. Inurnment will follow in the Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan.

The Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502, is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements.

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