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Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • OBIT: Thomas Edward Yager

  • Thomas Edward Yager, Devils Lake, ND, formerly of Milford, TX, passed away Sunday evening, August 3, 2014 at Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake in the loving care of his family and Mercy Hospice.
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  • Thomas Edward Yager, Devils Lake, ND, formerly of Milford, TX, passed away Sunday evening, August 3, 2014 at Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake in the loving care of his family and Mercy Hospice.
    Tom Edward Yager, son of Pete and Margaret (Senger) Yager was born on September 28, 1953 in Devils Lake.  He grew up in the Lake Region, attending school in Crary, ND and graduating from Devils Lake High School.  He graduated from NDSCS in Wahpeton, ND and upon graduation, worked for Murphy Sheet Metal in Grand Forks, ND.  Tom then worked for SKYTECH, a firm that installed skylights, which took Tom to every state in the U.S. except Alaska.  He was employed there until ill health forced his retirement.
    Tom was united in marriage April 3, 1983 to Janece Honka in Las Vegas, NV.  His greatest pleasure was being a Dad to his children, Diane and Austen.
    He is survived by brothers, Denny Yager, Moscow, ID and Joe (Nan) Yager, Devils Lake; sisters Judy (Larry) Fjellanger, Rugby, ND and Joan (Jim) Hagen, Fargo, ND; many nieces and nephews and their families.
    Tom was preceded in death by his parents; children, Diane and Austen; sisters, Gerry (Lloyd) Koehn and Janice Miller both of Devils Lake.
    At Tom’s request, there will be no formal services held.
    Friends may sign the  online register book and share memories of Tom at www.gilbertsonfuneralhome.com
    Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake, is in charge of arrangments.

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