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Kenneth Lee Yeager

Van Buren, AR

Ken Yeager, 80, of Van Buren, formerly of Alma, died Sunday, December 28, 2014, after a 5-year battle with cancer. He was born March 1, 1934 in Battle Creek, MI to the late Lloyd and Mattie Armstrong Yeager. He was a retired machine operator for Kellogg's in Battle Creek; and a member of Concord Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ed Yeager.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Zelma Yeager of the home; a daughter, Teri Yeager Meadors and husband Tracy of Mountainburg; a son, David Yeager and wife Barbara of Peru, IN; two sisters, Pauline Cowan of Williamston, MI, and Linda Parker of Battle Creek; two brothers, Frank Yeager of Grand Rapids, MI, and Bill Yeager of The Village, FL; a granddaughter, Alex Yeager Poor and husband Matt of Peru, IN; two great-grandchildren, Jericho and Izzy Poor of Peru, IN; and their adopted daughter, Angelia Casey Zane and husband Mark of New Jersey, and her children, Cody, Kaitlyn and Steven Casey

Graveside service was December 31st at Love Cemetery in Alma, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Peachtree Hospice, 2910 Jenny Lind Road, Building 4, Fort Smith, AR 72901.

To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvanalma.com

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Jan. 14, 2015
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