Norma P. Yeager, 88, Atalissa
Obituaries · February 08, 2013

Norma P. Yeager, 88, formerly of Atalissa, died Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Zion Lutheran Church in Atalissa. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Muscatine. Visitation was held Sunday at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Norma was born Dec. 21, 1924, in Dover, Ark., the daughter of Odus and Lottie (Carr) Teal. She was a graduate of Russellville, Ark., High School. On Aug. 23, 1942, she was united in marriage to James Franklin Yeager. Norma and Frank had worked in the grocery business in Arkansas for several years before moving to Iowa in 1950. She had worked at Sears in Muscatine and Winfield Grocery in West Liberty, then owned and operated Yeager Grocery in Atalissa for 13 years. She later retired from Wilton State Bank, where she was a cashier.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Atalissa and American Legion Auxiliary in West Liberty and was active with the Seniors in Atalissa.

Survivors include one daughter, Frankie Jo (Milferd) Moennich of Williamsburg; son-in-law Fred Harper of Durant; four grandchildren: Robert Harper, James Harper, John Harper and Adam Moennich; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters, Reba and Audrey; and brother Alvin.

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