Emogene (Jeanne) Marie Yeager, 96, of Waverly, Iowa and formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at the Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly.
Jeanne was born on November 26, 1921, in Whiting, Iowa, the daughter of Perry Monroe and Nora Olive (Pratt) Miller. She was united in marriage to Walter G. Yeager on May 2, 1943, in Whiting. She worked with Walter in his dental practice as a dental assistant. After Walter passed away she worked as a bookkeeper at Grange Plumbing and Heating and retired in November of 2016 from Fiberworks Needlework Shop in Waverly.
She was a 50 year member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter JP, served as treasurer for Central Christian Church and later was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Waverly.
Jeanne is survived by her son, Larry W. (Jessica Levy) Yeager of Vinton; a daughter, Karol (Kenneth) Simmer of Waverly; five grandchildren, Danelle (Pete) Fowler, Larry W. (Kelly) Yeager Jr., Rachel (Chris) Bienemann, Jennifer (Arend) Miller and Alan Simmer; and eleven great grandchildren, Greg, Matt and Amy DeVries; Taylor, Jordan, Derek, and Sydney Bienemann; Griffin and Ainsley Miller and Joshua and Cassidy Yeager. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter G; and her sister and brother-in-law, Marge and Ervin Mander.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2018, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School in Waverly with Pastor Arthur Bergren officiating. Burial will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery in Waterloo. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly and also for one hour before prior to services on Monday at the church. Memorials may be directed to St. Paul’s Lutheran School Endowment Fund.
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