The Lusk Herald
October 29, 1986
William E. Yeager
Memorial services for William E. Yeager, 78, were Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1986 in the Peet Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Frank Blish officiating.
Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.
Mr. Yeager died Sunday, Oct. 19, 1986 at the V.A. Hospital in Hot Springs, SD. He was born Sept. 3, 1908 in Cumberland, MD, the son of Byers and Vergie Yeager. He grew up in Cumberland and at the age of 16 joined the Army. He spent 17 years in the service, 15 of them stationed at Cheyenne.
Following his discharge from the Army, Mr. Yeager lived in California until moving to Jay Em in 1971 and to Lusk in 1973. Mr. Yeager had worked as an auto mechanic nearly all his life. He married Nellie Vawter on Dec. 12, 1941, at Kimball, NE. She preceded him in death in 1983.
Survivors include three sons, Bill, Bob and Art Yeager; three daughters, Lillian Mochel, Linda Douma and Betty Hand; his mother, Vergie Yeager of Cumberland, MD; 23 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Peet Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Type your search terms into the box below and his 'Search!' to begin searching the
The Niobrara County Library Foundation, Inc. accepts online donations. Click to contribute via PayPal or credit/debit card.
Peruse our extensive genealogical archives, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
We are currently adding birth record information to the website, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
This resource provides an alphabetical listing of names, broken down by cemetery, of
those buried in area cemeteries. This resource can assist you in locating the exact location of these grave