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“We are so very sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Please accept our condolences and sincere sympathy. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: David & Coleen Schinbeckler - OH

“Dear Butch, Carol, Linda & Mary Jo,I was saddened to learn of Gary's passing this morning. He had a connection with Dad with I & M besides the...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Jan Komanec Blomeke - Ashley, IN

“Sorry to hear of Gary's passing. He was a very good supervisor and friend. May he rest in peace. Prayers to Mary and family. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Harry Anderson - Lady Lake, FL

“To the Yarger Family,I can't begin to express my heart felt sorry for the loss of Gary. I have so many memories from the past 30 plus years of...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Diana Welker - Warsaw, IN

“To the Yarger family, so sorry for the loss of your brother. May he rest in peace. Melody(Curry) and Orville Rolston ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Melody Rolston - Auburn

“Rest in Peace Gary, Prayers and Blessing upon the Family and Friends. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Salaam Muhammad - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mary and family, so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Sending my thoughts and hugs to you all. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jacki Powell - Auburn, IN


Gary E. Yarger, 74, passed away on July 5, 2019. He was born in Hicksville, Ohio on February 6, 1945, the son of the late Eldean and Betty Yarger. Gary obtained his Bachelor's degree from Tri-State (Trine) University and worked at Indiana Michigan Power for 31 years retiring in 2000 as Regional Administrator. He also worked as the General Manager of Key III Candies after retirement. He served as a past President of Fort Wayne Central Lions, past Board President and Board Member of Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana, past Secretary and Board Member of Marion Rotary Club and a past Member of Decatur Rotary Club. In his spare time Gary enjoyed going to the lake and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Yarger; son, Todd Yarger; daughter, Amy (John) Mehan; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Carl (Cherie) Yarger; and sisters, Carol Hudson, Mary Jo (Tom) Stemen and Linda (Fred) Storar. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Melissa Yarger. Funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 4 to 7pm also at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery, Churubusco, IN.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trine University School of Engineering, Northeast Indiana Donor Services or the donor's choice.