Jacob B. Yoder, age 73, of Sturgis, went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Sturgis Hospital.
He was born May 29, 1939, in LaGrange, Ind., a son of the late Benjamin A. and Violet M. (Johnloz) Yoder.
Jacob was a veteran of the U.S. Army, earning the rank of Private 1st class.
Surviving are one sister; one brother; a sister-in-law; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews and other distant family members.
Jacob loved to cook, watch sports on TV, tell stories, and spend time with family and friends.
According to his wishes there will be no visitation, as cremation has taken place.
A graveside service and interment will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Riverside Cemetery in Howe, Ind. A time of fellowship will follow the graveside services at the American Legion, 500 W. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hackman Family Funeral Home – Rosenberg Chapel, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.