YEAGER, Emma 1879-1953
YEAGER, LARSON, ERICKSON
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/12/2016 at 07:28:22
Mrs. Emma Yeager Dies In Waterloo
Mrs. Emma E. Yeager, a former resident of Grundy Center, died Sunday in St. Francis hospital, Waterloo, from a heart ailment. She had been a hospital patient for a week. She was 74 years old.
Funeral services were Wednesday afternoon at Calvary Evangelical United Brethren church. Burial was in the cemetery at Grundy Center.
Mrs. Yeager was born April 2, 1879, in Decorah, the daughter of Thomas and Wilhelmina Larson. After the death of her parents eight years later, she went to live with her grandparents in Forest City.
On Sept. 18, 1897, she married Erick Erickson in Forest City and the couple later lived in Hayfield, Garner, Woden and Grundy Center. He died in 1912.
Mrs. Yeager was married to Albert Yeager on July 3, 1918, in Grundy Center. They moved to Waterloo in 1924 where he died in 1950.
Also preceding her in death were two daughters and two sisters.
She was a member of Calvary Evangelical United Brethren church and the Ladies' Aid Society there.
Surviving are one son, Verner Erickson, of 148 Monroe St.; two stepsons, Paul Yeager of Grundy Center and Cornelius Yeager of Gary, Ind.; four daughters, Mrs. George Somerville of Ft. Dodge, Mrs. Sam Wyeth of Indianapolis, Mrs. Norman Lage of Lincoln, and Mrs. Robert Ritchie of 1018 Fairview St.
Also surviving are two step-daughters, Mrs. A. B. Anderson, of Bovey, Minn., and Blanche Yeager of Harrisburg, Pa.; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 23 April 1953, sec 2, pg 1
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