It is with a heavy heart having to post this news but here is the Obituary for TJ Yelland.
If you can spare the time on Friday, it would be great having a huge showing of his disc golf buddies for our 2011 Rookie of the Year:
(Timothy Jason) of Waterford, died April 15, 2012. He was 31. “TJ” was born February 6, 1981 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Thomas D. Yelland and Nancy (nee: Schemanske) Yelland. He is survived by his mother Nancy Yelland; fiance’ Kerri Pfaffenberger; one sister, Kimberly (Neil) Dobson and his Aunt, Shirley (Rick) Skomial. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mary and Erwin “Red” Schemanske and Ruth Yelland. “TJ” was a 1999 graduate of Waterford Mott High School, a member of labor union #687 as a Carpenters Apprentice and was employed at Brand Scaffolding. He loved sports, especially baseball, golf and disc golf. He was a member of the Professional Disc Golf Association, the Motor City Chain Gang and an avid Detroit Tiger fan along with his fiance' Kerri as they were to celebrate their wedding at Comerica Park in November.
Visitation : Family will receive friends on Friday, April 20, 2012 for a memorial visitation from 4 to 8 p.m.
Funeral Service :
A celebration of life will be held at a later date to be announced...