Henry E. Yager
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Henry E. Yager
Born, April 17, 1926 in Ripley County, Indiana, he was the son of Fred G. and Matilda I. (Kieffer) Yager.
Henry graduated in 1944 from New Salem High School. He farmed most of his lifetime. He was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rushville.
He was married first to Mary C. Moorman on September 6, 1950 and she preceded him in death on August 27, 1992. He then married Bertie L. Bottomley on January 15, 1994 and she preceded him in death on June 27, 1996. He married Ruth Wissel in 1998 and she preceded him in death in 2006.
He is survived by his companion, Mary Barnes, Greensburg; four sons, Jim (Lisa) Yager, Northville, MI, Don (Kim) Yager, Greensburg, Paul (Lorraine) Yager, Baltic, CT, Jerry (Beverly) Yager, Clarksburg; two daughters, Janet (Gus) Litmer, Greensburg, Ann (Mike) Koors, Greensburg; one son-in-law, Phil Anthony, Leander, TX; two brothers, Alfred (Eleanor) Yager, Rushville, Francis (Kathleen) Yager, Rushville; two sisters, Alberta Neuman, Rushville, Esther Nieman, Greensburg; 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wives; daughter, Betty Anthony; brothers, Aaron and Raymond Yager; sisters, Evelyn Yager and Alice Nobbe; grandchild, Elizabeth Fox.
Family and friends will gather at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home to pray the rosary. Visitation will follow until 5:00 p.m. at the Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2019 at the St. Catherine of Siena at St. Maurice Campus with Rev. James Brockmeier officiating.
Interment will be held in the St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Catholic Church Rushville, Hospice of South Central Indiana, or St. Maurice Cemetery Fund.
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