John Yeager, Korean War veteran, passes away

Downey resident and Korean War veteran John Yeager passed away Feb. 8. He was 81. 

He was born July 27, 1935 to John and Bessie (Stricklin), (Hubbs), Yeager. He was the 14th of 15 children, including seven brothers and seven sisters.

He is survived by his son and daughter and five grandchildren; two sisters; and many nephews and nieces.

Services will be held Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Memorial Chapel, Rose Hills Memorial Park. Graveside services will follow.