Howard R. Yeater

LEWISTOWN – Howard R. Yeater, 63, of Lewistown, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at his sister’s home, in Lewistown.

Born Dec. 7, 1949, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late Howard E. and Mary A. (Swank) Yeater.

He is survived by: his children, Tracy Sample, of Lewistown, Howard “Bud” Yeater and wife, Rebecca, of Yeagertown, and Kimberly Yeater, of Lewistown; 10 grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren.

He is also survived by his siblings, Addiebell Marks and husband, George, of Lewistown, Jennie Traxler and husband, Ronald, of Lewistown, and Albert Yeater and wife, Becky, of Lewistown.

He was preceded in death by: a daughter, Wendy JoEllen (Yeater) Wray; brothers, Samuel and Richard Yeater; and sisters, Doris L. Specht and Patricia Deavor.

He was employed by Jim Aurand for a number of years.

Howard enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and he loved hunting, fishing and trapping.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.

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