Waynedale Obituaries


Marquita Eileen Yager, 82, of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, September 20, 2010 at Lutheran Hospital. She was born December 7, 1927 in Fort Wayne. Mrs. Yager worked as a secretary at Fort Wayne Community Schools for 29 years and then retired from the Anthis Career Center in 1992. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, American Legion#296 Aux, Nu Phi Mu Sorority and Phi Theta Delta – Lambda Chapter.  Surviving are her sons, Richard Paul “Dick” (Suzanne) Yager of Scappoose, OR; Larry Craig (Susan) Yager of Edwardsville, IL; Bradley Carter (Urania) Yager of Costa Rica; mother Lavona  Lucile Turpchinoff of Fort Wayne; brother, Gary Lee Turpchinoff of Fort Wayne and grandchildren, Richard Paul Yager, III, Marquita Yager, Audrey Yager, Benjamin Yager, and Kerry Yager.  Preceding her death are her father Henry Lewis Baker; husband, Richard Paul Yager in 1991 and son Kerry Lynn Yager in 1990. Services will be at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 7, 2010. Calling will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Entombment will be at Covington Memorial Gardens. Preferred memorials may be made to Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society.  Please visit www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com for additional updates or to leave online condolences.

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