Joel D. Yushta of St. Peter, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Mayo Clinic Health System- Mankato. Joel was born to John and Norma (Schellhardt) Yushta in Manistee, MI. He served in the United States Army. He was a chef by trade but also did piano restoration and drove truck. He enjoyed cooking and watching the Food Network. Joel is survived by his father, John of St. Peter; brothers, Jim Crake of Aurora, MN, Jeff (Sharon) Yushta of Lacrosse, WI, Jerry (Cathryn) Yushta of St. Peter and John G. (Lisa) Yushta of Lemmon, SD; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Norma, grandparents, and special friend, Bob McNutt.
Private memorial services will be held with burial at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.