Melissa Marie Yeager-Pellinger 44, of Shakopee, Minnesota, succumbed to her battle with addiction on Monday, December 13, 2021. She was loved beyond measure and loved everyone fearlessly.
She was born on July 26, 1977 in Pittsburgh, PA, the oldest daughter of Norman “Joe” and Cynthia A. Henline Yeager. Melissa graduated from Conneaut Lake High School in 1996, she attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania studying Education of Persons with Hearing Loss. She had a passion for photography and finding beauty in everything.
Survivors include her beloved husband John Pellinger of Shakopee, MN; cherished son, Lincoln Johnson, Jr. and his father Lincoln Johnson, Sr. of Lakeville, MN; her parents, Joe and Cindy Yeager of Conneaut Lake; sister, Aimeé Spitzer of Conneaut Lake; brother Jacob Yeager of Espysville, PA; two nieces and nephew, Grace, Callaway and Bauer Spitzer also many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her Grandparents, and her Aunt Dixie Arndt.
Local arrangements have been entrusted to the Waid-Coleman Funeral Home, Inc. Family and friends are invited to gather, Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 2:30 p.m. until the time of the service at 3:30 p.m. at Waid-Coleman Funeral Home, Inc., 12422 Conneaut Lake Road, Conneaut Lake.
Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Melissa’s Book of Memories at www.waidcolemanfh.com