Maurice Yager

Maurice Stanley Yager

Thursday, August 9th, 1928 - Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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Yager, Maurice Stanley

Peacefully, after a short illness at Bayfront Hospital, Punta Gorda, Florida, On Sunday, March 22, 2020, in his 92nd year. Maurice Yager of Dunnville, a lifelong farmer of Selkirk, was the beloved husband of Arlene (nee Mellinger) and the late Lois (nee Kriter) Yager. He was the father of Allen (Lynda Purves) of Selkirk, Diane (Bruce Thorburn) of Goderich, David (Terry) of Blackfalds, AB and Doug Yager of Selkirk. Loving Grandfather of 15 grandchildren and spouses, 2 grandsons predeceased, and 31 great grandchildren. Predeceased by Brothers Lloyd (Edna) Yager, Ernest (Lois) Yager, Vernon (Helen) Yager, and sister Ruth (Blake Gloyd). Cremation has taken place and a memorial visitation and service will be held at a later date. Once restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been lifted, a time and date will be announced on the COOPER FUNERAL HOME (Jarvis, Ontario) website. If desired, donations to Rainham Mennonite Church, Selkirk or Sunnybreeze Christian Fellowship, 11682 Welcome St, Arcadia, Florida, 34269 would be appreciated by the family. Friends are invited to send condolences and sign the Book of Memories at
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Lori & Dave Golding

Posted at 12:16pm
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Posted at 09:07pm
To the Yager family - Sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Dunstan, Nancy, Kimiko & Lynn Griffin.

Judy Mew

Posted at 09:43pm
My deepest sympathy to all of you at this time of sorrow. Maurice is now in God's loving care and what better care could we ever ask for him?
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Karen zavitz

Posted at 08:59pm
Dear Arlene and Al, Diane, Dave and Doug and all your families,
Brent and I send you are sincere condolences in your loss. We will miss our dear cousin and friend. Maurice was always an example to us of a man who lived his faith with kindness and a zest for living. We have many wonderful memories of our times at Sunnybreeze and at our church in Rainham. He loved all of you very much and we know you will miss his love and guidance. God bless you.
Love Brent and Karen

Gloria Vreugdenhil

Posted at 02:29pm
Arlene i was so saddened to learn of Maurice's passing. My deepest sympathy to you and the families. Will see you at home. My prayers are with you. I have nice memories of sitting together on the deck.

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