Hamilton County


Harlan Richard Yeager




Harlan Richard Yeager was born Sept. 28, 1925 to Noble E. and Helen Lindsey Yeager. He died Jan. 8, 1993 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Seaman Yeager served in the U.S. Navy in World War II.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Jan. 11, 1993

Harlan R. Yeager, 67, Webster City, died Jan. 8, 1993 at his home. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Revs. Roy Miltner and John Grebner officiating. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery. Graveside flag-folding services were conducted by the American Legion Post No. 191. Arrangements were made by the Foster Funeral Home.

Harlan Richard Yeager, son of Noble and Helen (Lindsey) Yeager, was born Sept. 28, 1925 on a farm near Eagle Grove. He was educated in Webster City Schools. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theatre.

On May 11, 1946, he married Sharon Colleen McNally at Nashua. The couple farmed northwest of Webster City from 1947-53. They then moved to a farm near Eagle Grove and to Webster City in 1970 He had been employed at Frigidaire and Beam Industries retiring in 1989. His wife died in October 1992.

He is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Diane Yeager and Bruce Dreblow of Minneapolis, Minn.; sons and daughter-in-law, Kevin Yeager of Bunker Hill, Ind. and Douglas and Jean Yeager of Forest City, grandchildren, Brad, Jennifer and Miranda Yeager, Shannon Barr and Emily Dreblow; brothers and sisters, Gayle Elm of Webster City, Noble Yeager of San Diego, Calif., Joan Jacobson of Jewell, Robert Yeager of Kamrar, Merle Yeager of Texarkana, Texas, Carroll Yeager of Stockton, Calif., Bonnie Ford of White Bear Lake, Minn., Kay Fisher of Albuquerque, N.M., Bruce Yeager of Chaska, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, the Diamond K Club and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Eagle Grove. He was also a former Elks member.

Source: ancestry.com