Esther M. Yaggi, 94, Tell City

Esther  M. Yaggi, 94, passed away October 3, 2019 at her residence in Tell City.

Born in St Meinrad on September 15, 1925, she was the daughter of Joseph and Rose (Fetter)  Fendel. She married Maurice Yaggi on January 5, 1944.   

She was retired from General Electric and was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church and enjoyed sports. 

Survivors include her children, Sandra Davis (Jerry) of Lewisport, Kentucky, and Jack Yaggi (Connie) of Jasper; a sister Frances Rinaldi of Dunmore, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Brian Boehman, Scott Boehman, Shelley (Boehman) Mosby and Terri (Yaggi) Jacob;  great-grandchildren, Brandon Mosby, Kaitlyn Schneider, Cody Jacob. Garrett Jacob, Josh Boehman, Kamie Boehman, Emmet Baker and Ryan Baker.

Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband of 75 years, Maurice; brothers, Paul, Cornelius, Edwin Fendel; and a sister, Mildred Henze.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 7, at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Fr. Steven Donahue will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be given to Heart to Heart Hospice, 2532 Waterbridge Way, Evansville, IN 47710.

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