Monday, February 6th, 2012
Daniel R. Yoder, 52, Rockford, died at 5:10 p.m. Feb. 3, 2012, at his home.
He was born Sept. 11, 1959, to Robert and Ruby (Bellamy) Yoder in Celina. On April 18, 1981, he married Jill Crabtree, who survives.
Also surviving are his mother,Ruby (Glenn) Scott, Celina; two daughters, Jessica Yoder, Van Wert, and Erica (Steve) Hays, Rockford; three brothers, Tim Yoder, Cincinnati, Mark Yoder, Celina, and Steve (Laura) Yoder, Rockford; two sisters, Bobbi (John) Stoner and Jan Yoder, both of Celina; three brothers-in-law, Steve Crabtree, San Diego, Calif., Dennis Crabtree, Rockford, and Tim Crabtree, Decatur, Ind.; two sisters-in-law, Sheryl (Barry) Harner, Mendon, and Susan Hull, Rockford; and one grandson.
Deceased is his father, Robert Yoder.
He was a truck driver for numerous companies in the area and had worked at Thieman Tailgates, Celina. He was a member of Rockford United Methodist Church.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, Pastor Chip Steffy officiating. Burial will be in Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.
Memorials may be directed to the Parkway Softball Program.
Condolences may be left at ketchamripley.com.