Betty M. Yeager

July 21, 1924 ‒ January 08, 2007

Portland, Indiana

Betty M. Yeager, 82, of 998 Bucyrus Road, Galion, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2007 at Galion Community Hospital.

Born July 21, 1924 in Portland, Ind., she was the daughter of the late George Arch McFarland and Geraldine Marie Garber McFarland. She was preceded in death on Apr. 11, 2002 by her husband, Warren A. Yeager whom she married on Aug. 16, 1946.

She was a member of the First Lutheran Church. She worked on the Crawford County Election Board for many years and belonged to the 8 and 40 Club and American Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of one of Galion’s Garden Clubs. She enjoyed crafts and would share craft items she made with area nursing home patients.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Cheryl Yeager of Lima; one daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Dennis Mathews of Raleigh, N.C.; one daughter-in-law, Shelia Yeager of Galion; four grandchildren, Miranda Yeager, Ben Mathews, Tommy Mathews and Matt Yeager; two great grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack and Judy McFarland of Muncie, Ind., John and Bonnie McFarland of Maria Stein and special friends, Jerry and Donna James of Galion.

She was preceded in death by one son, John Yeager and one brother, Bob McFarland.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 at First Lutheran Church with Pastor Dan Sander officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the HomeCare Matters Hospice, P.O. Box 327, Galion, OH 44833.