Irvin K. Yaggie

Oct. 26, 1930 — June 5, 2018

Irvin K. Yaggie, 87, of Francesville, went home to be with the Lord at 9:07 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at White Oak Health Campus in Monticello, surrounded by his family. 

Irvin was born on the family farm in Francesville on Oct. 26, 1930, to the late Joseph and Lena (Tyler) Yaggie. He graduated from Francesville High School in 1948. Irvin served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Francesville American Legion. On Aug. 14, 1955, he married the late Lois E. Streitmatter. Irvin was a lifelong farmer and a member of the Farm Bureau. 

He was a member of the Francesville Apostolic Christian Church. He was a kind man and enjoyed visiting with people. Irvin was a loving father, husband, grandfather, and great-grandfather and especially enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s 4-H shows. 

He is survived by his son Fred [Nancy Wood] Yaggie of Monticello; daughters: Rhonda [Nate] Gutwein of Francesville, Nadine Tucker of Lafayette, and Leona [Dean] Speece of Francesville; granddaughters: Tianne [Scott] Ripberger, Krystle [Adam] Wiese and Olivia [Adam] Huber; grandsons: Blaine [Hilary] Yaggie, Alex [Erin] Yaggie, and Tyler [Haley] Speece; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Lena (Tyler) Yaggie; wife Lois E. (Streitmatter) Yaggie; son-in-law Jim Tucker; brothers: Harry J. Yaggie and Merle W. Yaggie; sisters: Elsie M. Yaggie, Viola M. Strus-Logan and Annabelle L. Messer. 

Visitation was 4-8 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, and was one hour prior to services at the church Saturday. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Apostolic Christian Church in Francesville. Ministers of the church officiated. Burial took place at Roseland Cemetery in Francesville. The American Legion will conduct military graveside services.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. 

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at 

(Pulaski County Journal — June 13, 2018) 

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Winamac, IN 46996

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