Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
Connie S. Yahl, 67, St. Marys, died at 7:53 p.m. June 8, 2014, at her residence, following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 8, 1946, in Sidney, to Clifford and Mildred Stiles Elsass. She married Joseph J. Yahl on June 17, 1967, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, and he survives at the residence.
Also surviving are five children, Vickie Wehner, Wapakoneta, Vern (Amy) Yahl, St. Marys, Vince (Erin) Yahl, Troy, Laurie (Nick) Lapsevich, Brunswick, and Kristy (Russell) Yonyon, Columbus; eight grandchildren, Stella and Milton Wehner, Brooke and Alex Yahl, Alyssa, Nathan and Caleb Yahl and Reed Yonyon; a sister, Jo Ann Elsass, Saline, Mich.; and a brother, Ron (Becky) Elsass, Wapakoneta.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son-in-law, Doug Wehner.
She graduated from Buckland High School in 1964 and had worked as a bookkeeper for St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Glynwood, and Auglaize Landmark. She also was a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and cooking. She had prepared many funeral dinners for the members of her church. The joy of her life was watching her grandchildren grow up.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Rev. Barry Stechschulte officiating. Burial will follow at St. Thomas Cemetery, adjacent to the church.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home West Chapel, St. Marys.
Memorial gifts may be given to the Cancer Association of Auglaize County. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to www.Millerfuneralhomes.net.