Gladys A. Yaeger

Gladys A. Yaeger, age 92, of Belleville, WI passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012.  She was born on May 3, 1920 in the Town of Primrose to her parents Alvin and Gena (Lindokken) Anderson.  Gladys attended the Tyvand Country School.  On December 11, 1946 she was united in marriage to Freddie J. Yaeger at the Primrose Lutheran Church.  Gladys farmed, worked at Strickler's in New Glarus for many years, and at J & M's in Belleville.  She enjoyed her grandchildren, baking pies, and playing her morning games of Euchre at J & M's.  Gladys was a member of the First United Church of Christ in Belleville.

Gladys is survived by her son Steve (Sue) Yaeger of Oregon, WI, a daughter Bonnie Grey of Thorton, CO, three grandchildren; Michael Woodward of Colorado, Jackie (Adam) Deery of Belleville, WI, and Tony Yaeger of Madison, WI, three great-grandchildren Alexandra, Tyson, and Cole.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Freddie, brothers Wiliam, Orville, and Nordeen Anderson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the First United Church of Christ, 130 E. Church St., Belleville, WI with the Rev. Heide Walker Hackman officiating.  A graveside burial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Swiss Church Cemetery in New Glarus following service.

Relatives and friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the First United Church of Christ in Belleville.

A memorial fund has been established.

An online memorial with guestbook is available at

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