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“Dear Yarger Kids, I have great memories of Aunt Virg. She was one of the best. I hope you all are doing well. I love the picture, and I can really...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Tracy Mead - Fort Collins, CO

“Jane, Kerry - I have great childhood memories of your mom - all the Mead reunions. Have not seen her for some time now as I didn't make it to Salem...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Kim (Mead) Edmondson - Nixa, MO

“Many years ago, I grew up on a farm near Middle Point on Dog Creek Road. Shorty and Virginia Yarger were my neighbors and they had four of the...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Sharon Adam Mosier - Delphos, OH

“Eric - Your OfficeMax family sends our condolences to you and your family. May you find peace in this time of loss. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Greg Onnenga

“Now Virginia can go find Shorty and enjoy eternal peace. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Stephen Cookson - Portland, OR

“With deepest sympathy to all of the family. She will be missed by all who knew her. Virg was one of a kind and told it like it was. She never put...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Elaine J. Weaver - Clark Lake, MI

“We send our condolences to the Yarger family. We are very sorry for you loss. Sincerely, Hatcher, Hatcher, & Lee ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Hatcher, Hatcher, & Lee - OH

“Kerry and family, My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Your Mom is incredibly proud of the people you that you are...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Paula Comer - Middle Point, OH

“To the Yarger family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Steve Stevenson Ret. Sgt. OSP ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Stephen Stevenson - OH

Virginia Mead Yarger, 85, of Van Wert, Ohio died on Thursday, February 14, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.

She was born on Thursday, January 26, 1928 in Oakwood, Ohio to Warren Mead and Eva Cloud Mead, who both preceded her in death. On August 5, 1950 she married Gerald Duane Yarger and he preceded her in death on October 11, 2001.

Virginia was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary and St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Elida. She enjoyed reading.

Surviving are her three sons: Kevin L. (Colleen) Yarger of Bowling Green, OH, G. James (Beth) Yarger of Bluffton, OH and Jonathon M. (Elizabeth) Yarger of Chardon, OH; her two daughters: Kerry A. (Bob Flores) Childs of Bluffton, OH and Eva Jane Yarger of Van Wert, OH; eight grandchildren: Alan Childs, Eric Childs, Kevin Childs, Alexandra Yarger, Amanda Yarger, Andrew Yarger, Benjamin Yarger and Megan Yarger; one great-grandchild, Hailey Slusser; and a brother Robert C. Mead.

She was preceded in death by a son, Michael S. Yarger, four brothers, Werdin "Bill" Mead, Jack C. Mead, Gene Mead and James Mead, and eight sisters; Marguerite Stevick, E. Lucille Mead, Juanita Moore, Helen Kimbrell, Alice "Peg" Maurer, Murita Mead, Marilyn Zawacki and Margean Ellis.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 18, 2013 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Elida with the Pastor Paul Scannell officiating.

Visitation will be on Sunday, February 17, 2013 from 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima.

Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Elida, OH

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, Elida or to the American Cancer Society.

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