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Eleanor M. Yabsley

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 5th, 2013

Eleanor Yabsley
EARLVILLE - Eleanor Marie (Wallem) Yabsley, 87, of Earlville died Oct. 28, 2013 at Pleasant View Luther Home in Ottawa.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Precinct Cemetery, rural Earlville with Rev. Tammy Anderson officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Burkhart-Eighner Funeral Home in Sandwich.

Mrs. Yabsley was born April 23, 1926 in Ottawa to Olaf and Ellen (Jorpeland) Wallem. She married Dr. F.G. Yabsley in 1951. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include one son, Frank (Phyllis) Yabsley of Yorkville; two daughters, Ellen (Garry) Hessenberger of Sandwich and Rebecca (Dennis) Maloy of Scottsdale, Ariz.; three granddaughters, Kara, Jenna and Krista Yabsley of Yorkville; one grandson, Bryce Hessenberger of Charleston; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two sisters, Esther Hall and Betty Stone; and two brothers, Harold and Otis Wallem.

Mrs. Yabsley and her husband ran a veterinarian business in Earlville for many years. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Earlville and enjoyed singing in the choir for many years.

Memorials may be directed to the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Earlville. For more information or to sign the online guest book, go to www.EighnerFuneralHomes.com.

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