Martha R. Yaggi, 88, JasperDecember 31, 2018
Martha R. Yaggi, 88, of Jasper, passed away at 12:30 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018, in Brookside Village in Jasper.
Martha was born in Terre Haute on May 20, 1930, to Paul and Mary (Bousche) Haas. She married Kenneth Yaggi on June 25, 1955. He preceded her in death on March 5, 2007.
She graduated from St. Patrick’s High School and then Indiana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education.
Martha was a homemaker, previously an art teacher and later a substitute teacher for several years. She enjoyed doing crafts, and sold them. She also enjoyed painting and artwork, and even taught art from her home.
She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper.
She liked playing Bridge and was the member of a few Bridge groups. She also enjoyed sewing and was a great seamstress.
Surviving, two daughters, Laura (Lewis “Mike”) Michael, Florida, and Lynn Yaggi, Jasper; one son, Jim Yaggi, San Diego, California; one sister, Sr. Marie Paul Haas, Chicago, Illinois; and one brother, Paul R. Haas, Gainesville, Georgia.
Preceding her in death besides her husband, are two sisters, Harriett Allegree and Sylvia Jones.
A Catholic Mass for Martha R. Yaggi will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.
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