Perry Dean Yoder, Jr. (54) of Effingham

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Published on August 14 2012 12:38 pm

Perry Dean Yoder Jr., 54, of Effingham, Illinois died Friday, August 10, 2012 at John Cochran V.A. Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 16 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Effingham. Burial will be held in St. Anthony Cemetery with military rites. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Perry was born May 16, 1958 in Effingham, the son of Perry D. Sr. and Myrna (Kralman) Yoder. He married Janet Phillips and she preceded him in death in 1990. Perry served in the U.S. Navy for 22 1/2 years as a Chief Petty Officer. He also did maintenance work for the United States Postal Service.

Perry is survived by son, Jonathan "Jon" Yoder; daughter, Sarah Yoder; granddaughter, Marissa Yoder; sisters, Laura (husband John) Langford, Cheryl (husband Mark) Stumborg and Julie (husband Gene) Manuel, all of Effingham.

Perry was preceded in death by his wife, Janet; father and brother, John.