Maurice L. Yaggi, 93, Tell City

Maurice L. Yaggi, 93, of Tell City, passed away February 17, 2019, at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

Born June 4, 1925, he was the son of Emory and Nora (Barker)Yaggi. He married Esther (Fendel) Yaggi on January 5, 1944.

Maurice served as a Medic in the Navy during WWII and was a member of the American Legion and St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

He retired from Tell City Chair Company and was a proud supporter of Tell City Athletics.

Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Esther; his children, Sandra Davis (Jerry) of Lewisport, Kentucky, and Jack Yaggi (Connie) of Jasper; his brother, Emory Yaggi of Cannelton; grandchildren, Brian Boehman, Scott Boehman, Shelley (Boehman) Mosby and Terri (Yaggi) Jacob; and eight great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death are his parents; brothers, Forrest, Bill, and Ralph; and sisters, Marie Johnson and Patsy Yaggi.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 20. at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Fr. Brian Esarey will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Tell City Athletic Department.

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