John Yergler, 65

Posted on December 4, 2012

John Yergler, 65, Fishers, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. 
John was born in Bluffton Jan. 24, 1947, to Robert E. and Carolyn J. (Baumgartner) Yergler.  He was a graduate of Stranahan High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., earned his undergraduate degree from Florida Atlantic University and his graduate degree from Purdue University.  During his career, John worked in various capacities for Eli Lilly including team leader, auditor in toxicology, and as a Food and Drug Administration compliance trainer. 
John loved baseball and was a huge Cubs fan. He also loved music, traveling and was very artistic. He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Society of Quality Assurance, where he was a past president.
John was preceded in death by his father, Robert, and is survived by his wife, Margaret  “Peg” Yergler; his mother, Carolyn Yergler of Bluffton; a sister, Marlise (Tim) Steffen of Bluffton; two nephews, Jayde (Abby) Steffen and Jordan Steffen; and a niece, Adrianne (Braden) Reinhard.
Friends may call on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center-Broad Ripple, 1305 E. Broad Ripple Ave., Indianapolis.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 6050 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, where additional calling will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.  Entombment will follow services at the Oaklawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Cancer Redemptive Project, Zach Bertsch.
Friends may view John’s online tribute at

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