Mary Lee Yeager, 46, Stevens Point, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000, as the result of brain damage, which occurred during a brain biopsy in March.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids, with the Rev. Dennis Lynch officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids and again from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials in her name would be appreciated by the Juvenile Diabetes Association, the Kidney Foundation or the University of Wisconsin Transplant Unit.
Ms. Yeager was born March 5, 1954, in Wisconsin Rapids, a daughter of the late Glen A. and Jean B. (Nordstrum) Yeager. She graduated from Mid-State Technical College.
She was employed at St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point for 26 years, working as a ward secretary in several departments, in staff scheduling and surgery scheduling.
She was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society and a Brownie leader.
She received a kidney transplant from her sister Julie in 1987, and received a pancreas transplant in 1997 from the family of Dennis Frandrup.
Survivors include five sisters, Kathy (Alan) Brunker and Jan (Ron) Natzke, both of Wisconsin Rapids, Liz (John) McDonald and Julie (Bill Ulrich) Yeager, both of Stevens Point, and Becky (Gary) Woodward, Winona, Minn.; nine nieces and nephews.