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In Remembrance Of

Wes Yager

Wesley Russell Yager, 63, of St. Joseph, MO passed away, August 24, 2023.

He was born August 23, 1960 to Monte Dee Sr and Pat Ruth (Lane) Yager in St. Joseph, MO. He grew up in St. Joseph and graduated Lafayette High School. 

In 1984 he was united in marriage to Dina Nelson. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph and had two children. 

Wes worked at Continental Screw Conveyor in St. Joseph for over 20 years and retired from Summit Truck Bodies in Wathena, KS. He was an avid outdoorsman and a car and truck enthusiast.

Wes was preceded in death by his mother and his daughter, Christine Marie Yager.

He is survived by his son, Cole Yager; father, Monte Yager, Sr; brother, Monte Yager, Jr and wife, Becky; grandson, Andrew Bennett; former wife, Dina Yager; several nieces; other relatives and friends.

Visitation: 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 31st at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home in Gower.

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  • Elveta Dryer

    Sorry for your loss,prayers for you and family.

  • buddy & linda peters

    Dearest Monte so sorry for loss! Our prayers are with all of you in this time of loss.

  • milton & dana peters

    So sorry to hear of Wesley passing. Much love and prayer to all your family.

  • Tracy McLaughlin

    I am so sorry Cole to hear of your Dad’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    May God comfort you in this time.

  • Christina & Courtney Weekly

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to Cole & the family.

  • Amy McGeorge

    Keeping the family in my prayers and my deepest condolences.

  • Janie and Herb McGeorge

    So sorry, may the God of all comfort wrap His loving arms around you and give you peace

  • Jerry and Teri Nelson

    So sorry Cole I new you and your dad were very close

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