Gloria Ann Yeager

By | April 13, 2017
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Gloria Ann Yeager of Jackson, OH passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. She was born Feb. 15, 1931 in Fostoria, OH to Curtis Keefe and Pearl (Myers) Keefe Peter. She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Arthur I. Peter and husband, William W. Yeager.

She is survived by her daughter, Joni (Lee) Rode of Rio Vista, CA; sons, Douglas (Ayumi) Smith of Ellicot, MD, Jeff Smith and Brian Smith of Columbus, OH; Donald (Bonita) of Jackson, OH, David (Kathy) Yeager of Battlecreek, MI; and sisters, Marilyn (Richard) Beers of Fostoria, OH and Laurel (Dean) Fox of Xenia, OH.

Gloria graduated from Fostoria High School in 1949 and St. Vincent’s School of Nursing in 1952. She had a long and varied career as a Registered Nurse, serving at St. Joseph Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI; Fostoria City Hospital; Dr. Pennell’s office in Fostoria; Tiffin Mercy Hospital, Tiffin, OH; Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Jackson, OH and finished her nursing career with 14 years as the Jackson City Schools nurse in Jackson, OH.

At her request, there will be no services or calling hours. Cremation has taken place and interment will be at the Knollcrest Cemetery in Arcadia, OH. Any remembrances or donations should be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or Diabetes Association. Condolences may be emailed to