An obituary on Jesse B. Yaukey, 84, a retired official of the United Mine Workers welfare and retirement fund, which appeared in Thursday's editions fo The Post, neglected to list a surviving daughter, Jean Matlack of Amherst, Mass.
Jesse B. Yaukey, 84, a retired medical statistician and research supervisor with the United Mine Workers welfare and retirement fund who had been a missionary in China in the 1930s, died Sept 23 in his home in Sandy Spring, Md., after a heart attack.
Mr. Yaukey came to this area in 1935 to become an administrator with the U.S. Public Health Service. He joined the Mine Workers in 1947, and worked there until retiring in 1971. A former Bethesda resident, he moved to Sandy Spring in the early 1970s.
He was a founder of the Bethesda Friends Meeting, and served as treasurer of the Friends Committee on National Legislation for 20 years. He had joined the Friends Meeting of Washington in 1940.
Mr. Yaukey was a native of Elbrook, Pa. He was a 1919 graduate of Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., and a 1922 graduate of the Central Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. He spent 13 years in Huan Province in China where he worked in a mission hospital with the German Reformed Church before coming to Washington.
Survivors include his wife, Grace, of Sandy Spring; two sons, Raymond S., of Washington, and David W., of Amherst, Mass.; two sisters, Ann Hoar of Waynesboro, Pa., and Naomi Rightor of New Orleans, and eight grandchildren.