Mark Yeager

Mark Yeager

Mark Yeager, 65 years old of Seabrook, TX passed away October 21st, 2016.

Mark was born in New Orleans on May 18th, 1950 to the late John Glenn and Alice Christine Yeager, he was their second child.  Mark spent his childhood in New Orleans moving to Houston when he was 10.  He was an extremely intelligent man squeezing four years into six years at Texas A&M  graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, and Bioengineering in 1973 the following year he received his Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Engineering. 

Mark had many talents. He was a musician at heart and could often be found composing and playing his piano at any given time. Mark loved to play his piano for friends, family, and anyone who would stop to listen.  He had recently produced a cd of children’s songs for his granddaughter. 

Mark was the perfect blend of Louisianan and Texan, no better place to see this was in the kitchen.  His barbecue could rival that of any barbecue joint in the state.  He would lovingly prepared étouffée, gumbo, and any other Cajun dish that his family may request.

Mark is survived by his wife of 43 years, Gretta, daughters Elysia and Phoebe and his granddaughter Olivia, his siblings Peter, Jan Yeager, step mother Jean McConkey Arthur, step siblings Alison, Dogan, Susan, James Arthur, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He is proceeded in death by his mother and father, brother Paul, and son Jonathan. 

A private memorial service for family and close friends will be held on Saturday, November 5th at St. Thomas the Apostle.

We have decided to purchase a stained-glass window that will go in the new Chapel they are building. In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made to this tribute (memo: in memory of Mark Yeager) or any other cause you deem fitting of his memory.