Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

November 16, 2012

Sharon Ann Yaeger Wood


— Sharon Ann Yaeger Wood of Indianapolis died Sunday after a lengthy illness. She was 63.

Born Feb. 23, 1949, in St. Louis, Mo., she was a daughter of the late Robert Emmet and Clara Belle (Smiley) Yaeger.

Her love of math led her to a career in accounting jobs, ranging for the U.S. Army Finance and Accounting in Germany, to her last position at Ace Rent a Car in Indianapolis.

She was active in the Boy Scouts in Europe and the U.S. She was honored with the District Scout Leader of the Year in Hendricks County and was an accomplished Wood Badge recipient. She also enjoyed reading.  

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, William “Bill” R. Wood; sons Robert Earl (Angelia) Wood and Thomas James (James) Wood; a brother, Thomas (Jackie) Yaeger; and grandsons Robert and Thomas.

Preceding her in death was a brother, Robert Everett Yaeger.

A celebration of her life will be from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at VFW Post 1587, 5139 W. 10th St., Speedway. A Rosary Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. prior to the celebration.

Indiana Memorial Cremation & Funeral Service at 3562 W. 10th St., Indianapolis, is handling arrangements.