Yvonne Kreeger, 80 attended Ball State
Yvonne Rutherford Kreeger, 80, of Fort Wayne, and formerly of Deputy, died Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Lutheran Life Village in Fort Wayne.
Graveside services were Friday, July 6, 2018, at Pisgah Cemetery near Deputy. Pastor Skip Napier officiated. Interment followed at the cemetery.
Mrs. Kreeger graduated from Deputy High School and earned a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in education from Ball State University. She had worked for the Jay School Corporation as an elementary teacher for several schools including Randolph County and Jay County School Corporation. Mrs. Kreeger attended New Mount Pleasant Church in Jay County and Bluffton united Methodist Church in Bluffton.
Born March 29, 1937, in Harlan County, Kentucky, Mrs. Kreeger was the daughter of William "W.O." Otis and Preshie Halcomb Rutherford. She married David Kreeger December 21, 1959, and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Laura (David) Reinhard of Fort Wayne and Amy Methueselah of Thornton, Colorado; grandchildren, Jonathan, Ana, and Sarah Methuselah, and Dominic, Dartaganan, and Deatra Reinhard.
Mrs. Kreeger was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Indian School, PO Box 100, Chamberlain, SD 57325.