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Emily Nichole Yagher

August 5, 1981 October 15, 2018
Emily  Nichole Yagher
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Obituary for Emily Nichole Yagher

Emily Nichole (Gierhart) Yagher was born on August 5, 1981 in Edmond, Oklahoma, and died on October 15, 2018 in Dana Point, California. Emily spent her formative years in Denver, Colorado; Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and Houston, Texas.

While in Denver, Emily was a very active member of the musical theater group, “The Younger Generation Players” - from Grade 5 through high school. She developed a real love for performing, but especially for singing. She formed many life-long friendships during that association.

Emily attended the University of Colorado and the University of Houston, as well as several training programs in the mental health field.

Life lead Emily to Dana Point, California in 2007. She met and married Jeff Yagher in 2010, and to that union their daughter Jillian was born.

Emily had a deep love for cats, and she and Jillian spent countless hours fostering kittens and placing them with their permanent families.

She also loved all things “computer”; from repairing them to designing websites which facilitated business opportunities for her friends and others. Her life’s passion, however, was being Jillian’s mom.

Funeral services in Dana Point, CA will be at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, October 24th at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church under the auspices of O’Connor Mortuary.

Interment will be at Grace Hill Cemetery in Perry, OK on Saturday, October 27th at 11:00 AM under the auspices of Dighton-Marler Funeral Home.

Emily is survived by: Husband Jeff of Dana Point, CA; Daughter, Jillian of Dana Point, CA; Father, Roger Gierhart of Katy, TX; Mother, Pam Gierhart of Katy, TX; Brother, Gabe Gierhart (Ronell) of Durango, CO; Niece, Giada Gierhart of Durango, CO; Father-in-Law, Jerry Yagher of Hartshorne, OK; Mother-in-Law, Karen Yagher of Hartshorne, OK; Uncle, Vince Shoop (Jamisue) of Perry, OK; Cousins, Chasta McBlair of Enid, OK; Jake Shoop of Euliss, TX; and Kenney Shoop of Stillwater, OK; Aunt, Karyn Gierhart of Tulsa, OK; and Grandmother, Jeannie Gierhart of Tulsa, OK.

She was preceded in death by Grandparents, Bill Gierhart, Joe Shoop and Norma (Shoop) Spear.

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Graveside Services




11:00 AM 10/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
Grace Hill Cemetery

Memorial Drive
Perry, OK 73077

Grace Hill Cemetery
Memorial Drive Perry 73077 OK
United States

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Grace Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Memorial Drive
Perry, OK 73077

Memorial Drive Perry 73077 OK
United States

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