Mrs. Mariebell Yarger, age 85, of Nashville passed away Sunday, September 15th, 2019 at Thornapple Manor, in Hastings, MI.
Mariebell was born in Orangeville, MI on May 4, 1934, the daughter of the late Rueben and Gertrude (Snyder) Reed.
She was raised in the Nashville area and attended local schools graduating from W.K. Kellogg High School in 1952
She was the wife of Mr. Douglas Yarger. The couple was married in January 28, 1952. They began their lives together in the Middleville area, relocating to the Nashville where they raised their family together.
Mariebell took great pride in the care of her family and household. Her family was always a source of tremendous pride for Mariebell. Along with her husband Doug, who served as the fire chief in Nashville for many years, the couple enjoyed traveling to the annual Fire Chiefs Conventions throughout the country. After Doug retired, the couple enjoyed spending their winter months in Florida. The Michigan summers were spent enjoying time with family and friends at the cabin in Northern Michigan.
In her spare time Mariebell enjoyed doing jig saw puzzles and reading.
Mariebell is survived by her beloved husband Doug her four daughters, Denise (Kim) Hansen
Cathy (Fred) Daniels, Robyn (Rodney) Todd, Jamie (Jim) Travoli, two sisters, Kay (Clyde) Stanton, Clarabell Downing, She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren
She was preceded in death her by bothers Jim, Bing, Dick, Bill, & Buck, sisters Ila, Esther, Buella, "Tootie", Ethel, Penny, Mary, and brother in-law Oliver "Babe" Downing.
Funeral Services will be held at The Nashville United Methodist Church in Nashville, MI, at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 19th, with Pastor Karen Kinney officiating.
The family will receive visitors on Wednesday September 18th from 4-8 PM at The Daniels Funeral Home and again Thursday 1 hour prior to the funeral service beginning at 10 AM at Nashville United Methodist Church.
Interment will take place immediately following the funeral service at Hosmer Cemetery.
There will be a time of fellowship and luncheon following the graveside service at the Nashville United Methodist Church
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Hospice or donor's choice
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Daniels Funeral Home in Nashville, MI. For further details please visit our website at www.danielsfuneralhome.net