Francis G. (Bud) Yeager

Francis G. (Bud) Yeager

ROCHELLE — Francis G. (Bud) Yeager, 86, of Rochelle passed away on Thursday, Jan. 26 at home, one day after his 86th birthday on Jan. 25. He was born to Francis and Loretta Yeager in Chicago.

Bud loved spending time with his family. He also has a cat called Trixie who followed him around and will miss him. He spent time with the Hub City Cruisers because he had always loved cars since he was a little boy. He was the proud owner of several MGs.

He belonged to the Loyal Order of the Moose and was a lifetime member of the Rochelle Moose Lodge, where he served as trustee.

Bud is survived by his beloved sisters, Arlene and Carol Ann. He also has a niece, Denise, who along with her husband Fred Reisinger, took care of him. He has three grown children, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Cremation services will be provided by Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow in the near future. Donations may be made to Rochelle Moose Lodge in his name. Online condolences may be made at