Paul Yeager, 74Published 10:52pm Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Born: Aug. 2, 1937
Died: April 30, 2012
Paul D. Yeager, 74, of Dowagiac, died Monday, April 30, 2012, in his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born Aug. 2, 1937, in Buchanan, to William and Lena (Clark) Yeager. He married Rosemary Squires on Dec. 13, 1955. She preceded him in death in 1996.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded by two sons, Donald Yeager and John Yeager; four brothers, Eugene Yeager, Joseph Yeager, James Yeager and John Yeager; and two sisters and three brothers who died in childhood.
Paul is survived by four daughters, Marie Brady of Summerville, Ga., Debbie (Jake) Hurrle of Dowagiac, Gladys (James) James of Hugoton, Kan., Paula (John) Means of Dowagiac; one son, Randall (Cathy) Yeager of Elkhart; and 13 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Carl (Connie) Yeager of Dowagiac and Bobby (Verla) Yeager of Edwardsburg.
Family and friends will gather on Friday, May 4, from 2 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. in Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 202 N. Broadway St., Cassopolis, with the Pastor Steve Witzki officiating.
Mr. Yeager will be laid to rest beside his beloved wife in South Wayne Cemetery, Wayne Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to help defray final expenses in care of Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 202 N. Broadway St., Cassopolis, MI 49031-1004.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis.
Online condolences may be sent to wagnercares.com.