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Obituaries

Obituaries

Martha Jane Yager 1932 - 2005 Shawnee

Services for Martha Jane Yager, 72, Mission, will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Amos Family Chapel in Shawnee. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Bohemian National Cemetery in Ada.Mrs. Yager died Friday, May 27, 2005, at her home.She was born June 10, 1932, in the Greenwood area of Mitchell County, the daughter of Frank and Ruth Dawes Shurts. She moved to the Kansas City area in 1965.Mrs. Yager worked as a secretary at Rushton Elementary School for 27 years. She was active at Countryside Christian Church and many church groups. She volunteered for the Johnson County Election Board. She was a longtime member of the Merry Mixers Square Dancing Club.She married Keith Yager on Sept. 28, 1951. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Mike Yager, Belton, Mo.; two daughters, Cynthia Hodges, Lawrence, and Ruth Goff, Spring Hill; a sister, Leta Dameron, Beloit; and eight grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home before the services.The family suggests memorials to Kendallwood Hospice, the church or Shawnee Masonic Lodge 54 Scholarship Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, 10901 Johnson Drive, Shawnee Mission 66203.