Brenda K. Yeager

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Brenda K. Yeager

  • Birth 22 Nov 1956 Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 11 Jun 1981 Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Burial Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Memorial ID 31536561

Brenda Kay Yeager, 24 of 22 Oxford St, Chippewa Falls, died June 11, 1981 in a car accident. She was born Nov. 22, 1956 in Chippewa Falls, the daughter of Donald R. Yeager and Yvonne A. Webster.

She attended Ninth Ward School and graduated from Chippewa Falls High School in 1975. She graduated from the District One Technical Institute, Eau Claire, in 1977, and then attended Southwest State University, Marshall, Minn. She was employed at the Eau Claire Manor since 1979. She was a member of the Chippewa Valley Bible church and was the the treasurer of the Christian Singles Club.

Survivors include her parents; two brothers Bradley J. and Brian K. both of Chippewa Falls; maternal grandparets Homer and Bethel Webster, Neillsville; and a nephew Chad.

Funeral services were held at Chippewa Valley Bible church with the Rev William Pederson officiating. Internment was at Forest Hill Cemetery, Chippewa Falls.

Herald Telegram Newspaper Article: (June 12, 1981)

Killed in accident
UNION - Brenda K. Yeager, 24 of 22 Oxford Street, Chippewa Falls died Wednesday evening in a two vehicle traffic accident on Highway E in the Eau Claire County Town of Union. She suffered head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Yeager was a passenger in a car being driven by James S. Lupton, 25, 602 East Wisconsin Street, Chippewa Falls. According to one report, Lupton's car veered across the centerline into the path of a truck driven by Roger Gruhike, 29, Route 5, Eau Claire.

Lupton suffered a fractured rib, cuts, and bruises, and was reported in serious condition at Sacred Heart Hospital. He was given two traffic citations by authorities. Gruhike and his wife and two children were treated at Luther Hospital for cuts.


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  • Created by: Lisa
  • Added: 18 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31536561
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Brenda K. Yeager (22 Nov 1956–11 Jun 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31536561, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Lisa (contributor 46541077) .