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Emma Louise Hill Yager
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1907
St. Clair County
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1994
Cadillac
Wexford County
Michigan, USA

1994 Feb 24 - Cadillac - Emma Louise Hill was born Sunday 24 Feb 1907 in Clyde to James H & Mary Catharine (Kitchen) Hill. She weighed 1 pound, 6 ounces and was so small that her parents used a cigar box for her bed. Her mothers wedding ring fit on her arm up to her shoulder. As a child she lived with her aunt Em Hart. She lived in the Clyde, Flint but lived most of her life in Cadillac area. She married Theodore Yager Wednesday 11 Nov 1925. He took time off work on his lunch break to get married. She was a member of Boon Baptist Church where she had been a deaconess. She was a member of the Boon Baptist Church Retirees Club, the Cloverleaf Club and was active in the Pleasant Lake Grange for many years. She enjoyed growing flowers and vegetables in her garden, crocheting and her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Emma Louise (Hill) Yager of Cadillac died at 11:18 pm Thursday 24 Feb 1994 at the age of 87 y 0 m 0 d at Lakeview Lutheran Manor Nursing Home in Cadillac. Her attending physician was Doctor Gregory Lambourne. Survivors included 2 daughters, Elnora & Milton Oliver and Bessie Joyce & David Carl Hull, both of Cadillac; 4 sons, Duane & Loretta Yager of Cadillac, Gregory James & Shirley Ann (Hankins) Yager of Boon, Cecil Dean & Donna Yager of Coleman and Darwin & Jackie Yager of Holt; 19 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren and 1 sister, Etta Mae Ward of Goodells. She was preceded in death by her parents, James & Mary; her husband, Theodore; 6 grandchildren, Gregory Allen Yager, Cynthia Kay Yager, Delores Anna Yager, Dean Alan Yager, Douglas James Yager, and Jayne Lee Yager; 4 brothers, James Henry Hill, Joseph Frederick Hill Sr, George Andrew Hill, and Raymond Wilford Hill; 2 sisters, Florence Katherine Yager and Anna Elizabeth Hursh and Unknown Hill.

Visitation was 7-9 pm Saturday 26 Feb 1994 and 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm Sunday 27 Feb 1994 at Peterson Funeral Home in Cadillac. Funeral services were Monday 28 Feb 1994 at Boon Baptist Church in Boon with Rev Lloyd Jewett officiating. Funeral arrangements were handled by Ross Meyering of Peterson Funeral Home.

Burial was in Plot 2 in Selma Township Cemetery in Cadillac.

Memorial contributions were to be made to the Boon Baptist Church. Envelopes were available at the funeral home and at the church. A luncheon was held at the Boon Baptist Church.

Graveside services were 10 am Saturday 07 May 1994 at Selma Township Cemetery with Rev Lloyd Jewett officiating.

3 Grandsons -
Gregory Allen Yager 24 Aug 1961
Dean Alan Yager 28 Aug 1966
Douglas James Yager 20 Nov 1970

3 Granddaughters -
Cynthia Kay Yager 16 jul 1964
Deloris Anna Yager 14 Nov 1965
Jayne Lee Yager 26 Mar 1972
 
 
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 Parents:
  James H Hill (1866 - 1916)
  Mary Katharine Kitchen Hill (1872 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Theodore Yager (1902 - 1992)*
 
 Children:
  Bessie Joyce Yager Hull (1929 - 2011)*
  Gregory James Yager (1935 - 1994)*
  Cecil Dean Yager (1939 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Henry Hill (1892 - 1958)*
  Joseph Frederick Hill (1895 - 1968)*
  Florence Catherine Hill, Teeple Yager (1897 - 1969)*
  Anna Elizabeth Hill, McBean Hursh (1899 - 1971)*
  Baby Hill (1900 - 1900)*
  George Andrew Hill (1903 - 1983)*
  Emma Louise Hill Yager (1907 - 1994)
  Raymond Wilfred Hill (1911 - 1913)*
  Etta Mae Hill Ward (1913 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
YAGER
EMMA L 1907-1994
THEODORE 1902-1992
 
Burial:
Selma Township Cemetery
Cadillac
Wexford County
Michigan, USA
Plot: 2
 
Created by: Cheryl (Yager) Mapes
Record added: Sep 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29686834
Emma Louise <i>Hill</i> Yager
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Emma Louise <i>Hill</i> Yager
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I love and miss you so very much Grandma !!!
- Cheryl (Yager) Mapes
 Added: Jul. 24, 2012

- Elizabeth Reed
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012

- Verlon Yager
 Added: Feb. 1, 2009
 
 
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