Shirley Yeager

Shirley Yeager (Wright)

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Shirley Yeager, 87, of Webster City, died Friday, July 5, 2019, at Southfield Wellness Community. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 9, at First Presbyterian Church east of Kamrar with Pastor Paul Fischer, officiating. Burial will be in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, July 8, at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center in Webster City.
Shirley Marilyn Wright, daughter of Harold and Madeline Tudor Wright, was born November 2, 1931, in Webster City. She attended Lincoln High School. On April 25, 1948, she married Robert (Bob) Jay Yeager at The Little Brown Church in Nashua. Through the years, Shirley worked for Farm Bureau, Ellsworth Turkey Plant, Iowa State University, Williams COOP, Northeast Hamilton School District, and Brekken, Deppe, Wynia & Cook.
She is survived by her children, Randy (Merna) Yeager of Greenwood, AR, Kristy (Al) Bentley of San Antonio, TX, Jeff (Carol) Yeager of Kamrar, Mitch (Donna) Yeager of Grimes, 12 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, on December 29, 2016, and her parents.
Shirley was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Kamrar. Shirley and Bob wintered in Weslaco, TX, for 17 years. She enjoyed dancing, playing games and visiting with family and friends. Shirley’s love for animals was legendary. She also enjoyed helping others and frequently assisted in Southfield Wellness Community activities. Her compassion and humor will be missed.
Memorials may be directed to the Hamilton County Outreach Food Pantry or the South Hamilton Animal Alliance.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, July 8th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Monday, July 8th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Foster Funeral and Cremation Center
    800 Willson Ave
    Webster City, Iowa 50595
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  • Service

    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 10:30am
    First Presbyterian Church of Kamrar
    2749 Poplar Grove Ave
    Kamrar, Iowa 50132
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The Carroll Yeager Family

Posted at 02:35pm
Sending lots of love and prayers at the loss of a very special lady to all of us. Love all of you!
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Vicki Baldwin

Posted at 02:21pm
For a very special person in my life who always made me feel valued and loved. The Baldwins and the Churchs. Love you Aunt Shirley
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Karen OBrien

Posted at 01:01pm
Dear family of Shirley, I am so sorry to hear of Shirleys passing. Have many great memories of "Cousin" visits and Shirley shared her Mom, Madeline with me. That meant so much to me. Though we didn't see a lot of each other, she was always in my thoughts!
Love, Karen Severson OBrien.

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