Funeral services for Wesley Yerden, age 85 of Linden Rd.
Ogdensburg will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with
Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Yerden passed
away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday (June 3, 2009).
Mr. Yerden is survived by his companion of 52 years, Mary
Haynes; three sons, Eugene of Ogdensburg, Terry and Dennis of Rensselaer Falls;
many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son
Mr. Yerden was born on October 1, 1923 in Ogdensburg. He
attended local schools. He served in the US Navy from 1943 to 1945. He married
Ermma Mahoney, she predeceased him. He first went to work for Diamond National,
later he worked on the docks. Then operated his own hauling business and ran
Yerden Salvage. He was a past member of the VFW.
He enjoyed working on lawn mowers and hunting.
Donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.