Michael Joseph Yaeger a long time resident of Santa Cruz passed away on July 15, 2021. He was 36.
Born in Santa Cruz on January 15, 1985 the son of Jacqueline Setre. He grew up in Santa Cruz where he attended Natural Bridges Elementary, Branciforte Middle School and Harbor High School. He also lived for a period of time in Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Michael enjoyed working on cars, construction and doing landscaping projects.
Michael is survived by his mother, Jacqueline Setre; sisters, Sandra Illingsworth and Samantha Illingsworth; daughter, Brianna Yaeger; son, Brandon Yaeger; fiancé, Misti Bianco and his grandparents, Joe and Judy Meraz.
Arrangements are under the direction of Benito & Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel.