Patricia Ann Yarbrough (McKay), 67, formerly of St. Cloud
September 18, 1954 – October 2, 2021
Patricia Ann Yarbrough (McKay) at the age of 67, formerly of St. Cloud, MN, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2021. Patty was a vibrant member of the St. Cloud community for over 25 years.
Patty was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada and moved to the United States at the age of 11. She took advantage of various homes in the United States with her family, eventually settling in Minnesota in the late 1970s. She made St. Cloud her forever and most favorite home in 1983 when she moved. in St. Cloud to expand the McKay family’s concessions with her husband Walt. McKay’s Family Dodge opened in January 1984 and Patty was passionately involved in all aspects of the business until her retirement in 2010. During her time as a business owner, she enjoyed being heavily involved in the St. Cloud community and was particularly passionate about her work with the Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota.
In 2010, after being diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia, she courageously continued with a passion for giving back. She found a love for the SkipBo game, stayed active and always found reasons to laugh, sing and smile. In her later years, her family and the amazing staff at the Wealshire of Medina took care of her.
Patty is survived by her 3 children and 3 grandchildren: Thomas (Sara) with their son Dominic, Pamela (Derek) Dockendorf with their daughters Lauren & Natalie and James, as well as her 5 siblings Robert, Gwen, Chuck, Emily & Marion.
Patty was predeceased by her parents Grant & Shirley McKay and her former husband Walter Yarbrough.
Services will be held for Patty on Saturday October 9 at Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. The family will be holding tours from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a memorial service starting at 1:00 p.m. Following the events at Daniel Funeral Home, the family will host a Celebration of Life at McKay’s Family Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Memorials are preferred over Flower Square at the Central Minnesota Boys and Girls Club.