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Minister

Leroy Allen Yarger, American minister. Recipient Bush fellowship Bush Foundation, Minneapolis, 1984.

Background

Yarger, Leroy Allen was born on February 25, 1942 in Starbuck, Minnesota, United States. Son of Edwin James and Clarice Percile (Stenson) Yarger.

Education

Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1964. Bachelor's Degree, Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1968.

Career

Pastor, Calvary Lutheran Church, Orr, Minnesota, 1968-1970;pastor, Camp Vermilion, Cook, Minnesota, 1968-1970;pastor, Atonement Lutheran Church, Overland Park, Kansas, 1970-1975;pastor, Calvary Lutheran Church, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1975-1988;pastor, First Lutheran Church, Minot, North Dakota, since 1988. Regent Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, since 1992.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: poetry, wilderness canoeing, cabin building.

Connections

Married Janice Jeanette mcDowell, August 29, 1964. Children: Jonathan, Christopher.

father:
Edwin James Yarger

mother:
Clarice Percile (Stenson) Yarger

spouse:
Janice Jeanette mcDowell

child:
Jonathan Yarger

child:
Christopher Yarger