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FARMER CITY — Nicholas W. "Nick" Yeagle, 27, of Rural Route 2, Farmer City, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday (Nov. 27, 2005) in Piatt County.

Nick was born Aug. 7, 1978, in Bloomington. He graduated from Blue Ridge High School, Farmer City, and attended Parkland College, Champaign.

Nick was employed as an electrician at the Bodine Electric Co., Champaign, where he worked for three years. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW 301 in Champaign.

Nick was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Church, Mahomet. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, music, skiing with family and friends and was a Star Wars enthusiast . He was a friend to all children.

Nick is survived by his parents, William A. Yeagle, Farmer City, and Betty (Bray) and Pat Geneser, Mahomet; threes sisters, Jessica Yeagle, Lewisburg, W.Va.; Kyla Yeagle, Wapella; and Claire Geneser, Mahomet; a brother, Sam Geneser, Mahomet; and paternal grandparents, Ambrose and Eleanor Yeagle, Farmer City.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Leo R. and Gloria Bray, Farmer City.

Nicholas was a good and gentle person. He was loved and respected by all who knew him, for he truly possessed a kind and gentle soul. The family of Nicholas would like to invite all to join them in the celebration of the 27 years of joy that he brought into this world.

A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Farmer City, with Fr. Don Rozkowski and Fr. John Horton officiating. A rosary will be at 4 p.m. Friday followed by a visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, 106 N. Main St. Farmer City. Nick will be laid to rest at St. Joseph Cemetery, Farmer City.

The family asks that memorials be made to the Nicholas Yeagle Fund at the Farmer City State Bank. Gifts to the fund will be used to directly support the needs of wounded soldiers and their families that have been tragically affected by war and international conflicts.

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