IN HONOR OF JOhn michael yelovich

John Michael Yelovich, (Mike) 78 of Pinehurst passed on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Quail Haven Healthcare in Pinehurst.

A celebration of life will be held April 4th, 3 to 6 PM at the Pinehurst Members Club, at the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club.

Mike was born March 15, 1939 in Monroe, Louisiana to the late John Yelovich and Helen Boswell Yelovich. He was a Longshoreman at the Los Angeles Harbor , CA before retiring to the Pinehurst area in 2003. He enjoyed skiing and working at Mammoth Mountain, CA, golf, bowling and was passionate about baseball and football.

Mike is survived by his wife of 30 years, Dianne K. Yelovich. A brother, Patrick Yelovich of San Pedro, CA; and a nephew, Matthew Yelovich of San Pedro, CA

We are humbled and appreciative that Mr. Mike Yelovich’s family has chosen The First Tee of the Sandhills as an avenue to honor his enthusiasm, support, and passion for junior golf. Mr. Yelovich’s passion for The First Tee stemmed from his love of the game, values that golf instilled in young people, and the impression the sport had the ability to leave.

Your donation will be acknowledged to his family in a timely manner as well as a personal acknowledgement for your contribution. Thank you for choosing to support his passions through our mission.

Donations may be made via cash or check via mail to:

The First Tee of the Sandhills

PO Box 3791 | Pinehurst, NC 28374

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