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YAHN, Vernalda Henrietta 1926 - 2015


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 6/7/2015 at 12:45:57

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Page 8

Vernalda YAHN

Vernalda YAHN, 88, of Richland, died at her home early Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

Arrangements are pending at Gould Funeral Home.


"The Fairfield Ledger"
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Page 8

Vernalda Henrietta YAHN

Vernalda Henrietta YAHN, 88, of Richland, died Wednesday May 27, 2015, at her home.

The body was cremated, and cremation rites were accorded as she requested. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m Friday at Richland United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Carl Benge officiating. Burial in Pennington Cemetery, south of Sigourney, will be at a later time in a private family service (note: in Keokuk Co., IA).

Memorials for Richland United Methodist Church can be left at the church or mailed to the family at 411 S. Walker, Montgomery City, MO 63361.

Gould Funeral Home of Richland is assisting the family.

Mrs. YAHN was born July 21, 1926, in Sigourney, the daughter of Clayton Thomas and Sophia Louise DUENSING LOWE. She married Henry Ellsworth YAHN May 7, 1947, in Sigourney. He died May 30, 1987.

She grew up near Sigourney and attended Connor Country School.

She worked as a housekeeper, waitress, cook and factory worker. She traveled with her husband as he followed his job and lived in several different area, including: Hayesville, Ottumwa, Powersville, Missouri, and Richland.

She was a member of Richland United Methodist Church. For missions, she made hundreds of school totes for children in Nigeria, Central America and the Philippines.

Survivors include two daughters, Esther BARCUS of Troy, Missouri, and Marie YAHN of Montgomery City, Missouri; one son, Larry YAHN and wife Valerie of Terra Haute (sic - Terre Haute), Indiana; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; 13 great-stepgrandchildren; two brothers, Don LOWE of Cabot, Arkansas, and Jack LOWE of Amana; and one sister, Ilene ANSLEY of Newton.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: her parents; three brothers, Roy, Bert and Bernard LOWE; and four sisters, Louise YOUNG, Doris CROSSETT, Jean YATES and Eva THAYER.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.


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