Obit: Yaeger, Joseph Fred  (1893 - 1956)


Contact: Stan



Surnames: Yaeger, Hain


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 08/09/1956


Yaeger, Joseph Fred (2 Mar 1893 - 12 Aug 1956)


Joseph F. Yaeger, 63, of Gilman a former Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) resident, passed away at the Stanley hospital, Aug. 12, 1956 following a heart attack last Thursday.


He was born on a farm north of Thorp and was the first cheesemaker employed at the old Thorp Dairy plant here.


Masonic services for the deceased were held Wednesday afternoon.  A complete obituary will be published next week. (I did not come across an obituary for him in the 8/16/1956 Thorp Courier)


Biographical Information


Bio: Yaeger, Joseph Fred (2 Mar 1893 - 12 Aug 1956)


----Sources: Thorp Courier "Old Days" 20 Nov 1996, Album of Janet Rogalski


75 YEARS AGO - 1921


Joseph F. Yaeger, buttermaker for the Thorp Dairy Co., captured first prize in the 7th district on a score of 95 per cent at the convention of the Wis. Buttermakers Assoc. held at Chippewa Falls, Nov. 8, 9, and 10. Thorp Courier "Old Days" 20 Nov 1996


1910 Federal Census, Withee, Clark, Wisconsin, United States

Joseph Yaeger, 17 yr. old white single male
Father's Birthplace Austria
Mother's Birthplace Austria

Household Members

Frank Yaeger Head M 50 Austria
Annie Yaeger Wife F 50 Austria
Joseph Yaeger Son M 17 Wisconsin
Charles Yaeger Son M 15 Wisconsin
Frank Yaeger Son M 13 Wisconsin
Annie Yaeger Daughter F 11 Wisconsin
Edward Yaeger Son M 9 Wisconsin


1930 Federal Census, Ironton, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States

Joe F Yeager, 37 yr. old white married male
Father's Birthplace Czechoslovakia
Mother's Birthplace Czechoslovakia

Household Members

Joe F Yeager Head M 37 Wisconsin
Maude A Yeager Wife F 33 Wisconsin
Loyd J Yeager Son M 13 Wisconsin
Mildred C Yeager Daughter F 12 Wisconsin
Francis Yeager Daughter F 10 Wisconsin
Ruth A Yeager Daughter F 9 Wisconsin
Lorraine G Yeager Daughter F 8 Wisconsin
Joan B Yeager Daughter F 5 Wisconsin
Joseph F Yeager Son M 3 Wisconsin
Delores J Yeager Daughter F 1 Wisconsin


1940 Federal Census, Hannibal, Cleveland Town, Taylor, Wisconsin, United States

Joseph Yager, 47 yr. old white married male
Birth Year (Estimated) 1893
Last Place of Residence Rural, Sauk, Wisconsin

Household Members

Joseph Yager Head M 47 Wisconsin
Maude Yager Wife F 44 Wisconsin
Lorraine Yager Daughter F 18 Wisconsin
Joan Yager Daughter F 15 Wisconsin
Joseph Yager Son M 13 Wisconsin
Dolores Yager Daughter F 11 Wisconsin
Charles Yager Son M 9 Wisconsin
Jerald Yager Son M 8 Wisconsin
Homer Yager Son M 6 Wisconsin
Joseph Hain Hired hand M 21 Wisconsin


1917-1918 WWI Clark County, Wisconsin, United States

Joseph Fred Yager (Yaeger) married caucasian, no previous military service, no exemption claimed
Gender Male, medium height and build, blue eyes, dark hair with no balding. No missing limbs or disabilities.
Nationality United States, natural born
Birth Date 02 Mar 1893
Birthplace Withee, Wisconsin, United States
Occupation: Buttermaker for Thorp Dairy Co., Thorp, Wis.
Dependents: Wife and child

Signed by W. E. Barrett, Village of Thorp, Clark, Wis., June 5, 1917.

Signature of Joseph Fred Yager:



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