Vera J. Riepenhoff Yeagle

  • Birth 10 Aug 1925 Wheelersburg, Scioto County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 5 Jun 2009 Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 38082933

Vera Jean Yeagle, 83, of Portsmouth, passed away Friday, June 5, 2009, at her home.

She was born Aug. 10, 1925, in Wheelersburg, to the late Leo Anthony and Edith Ann Oakes Riepenhoff. Vera was retired from Mercy Hospital where she had worked as a registered nurse for 30 years. She was a member of the Holy Redeemer Church, a member of the Mercy Hospital Alumni Association and the Slocum Garden Club. Vera graduated from the former Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1943 and had attended Ohio University and Ohio University Portsmouth.

Her husband, Paul Bennett Yeagle, whom she married in Wheelersburg on Sept. 8, 1951, preceded Vera in death Feb. 17, 1981. Surviving are her three sons, Paul Anthony (Diana) Yeagle of Berthoud, Colo., Mark Jeffrey (Tracy) Yeagle of Berthoud, Colo., and Kurt Daniel Yeagle (Bill Williams) of Chillicothe; her daughter, Patricia Ann Moomaw of Columbus; two brothers, John (Ruth) Riepenhoff of Wheelersburg and Roger (Laura) Riepenhoff of Wheelersburg; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Two sisters, Helen Otworth and Norma Riepenhoff, also preceded her in death.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Holy Redeemer Church, with the Rev. Dwayne McNew officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. Recitation of the Rosary will be on Sunday at 7 p.m

Memorial contributions may be made to SOMC Hospice.
Source: Obituary
Portsmouth Daily Times
7 June 2009


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  • Added: 8 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38082933
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vera J. Riepenhoff Yeagle (10 Aug 1925–5 Jun 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38082933, citing Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Timeless (contributor 47075095) .