Carl Yeager

2/20/2014

Carl K. Yeager, 75, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.

Carl K. Yeager, 75, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.

He was born March 8, 1938, in Larned, to Harold H. and Maurine Moore Yeager. He was a 1956 graduate of Larned High School in Larned.

Mr. Yeager served in the U.S. Army National Guard for 22 years, retiring in 1977. He also farmed in Ford and Gray counties for more than 40 years.

On Sept. 2, 1997, he married Marsha L. Fail Gleason in Dodge City. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Larry J. Yeager of Dodge City; two daughters, Lori B. Maas of Holcomb, and Karla J. Vogel of Wichita; two stepsons, Ty Gleason of Dodge City, and Jud Yeager of Cimarron; a stepdaughter, Juli Cuthbertson of Topeka; a sister, Patty A. Smith of Larned; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Paul S. Yeager.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at Swaim Funeral Home, Dodge City. Burial will follow at Kansas Veterans' Cemetery in Ft. Dodge, with military rites conducted.

Memorials are suggested to the Holy Cross Lutheran Church Building Fund, in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.

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