Richard A. Jaeger
Richard A. Jaeger, 77, of Fond
du Lac died February 11, 2020 at St. Agnes Hospital. Richard was born on
September 13, 1942 the son of Paul and Marcella Jaeger. Richard graduated from
UW- Oshkosh with a teaching degree and went on to teach English at Horace Mann
High School in North Fond du Lac. After 30 plus years of teaching, Richard
retired in 1998. He was an avid deer hunter who enjoyed hunting on Madeline
Island with friends and family. Richard was the caretaker of the Galloway House
and Village for many years. He played and coached baseball, was an avid
outdoorsman and was a skilled carpenter.
He is survived by his mother,
Marcella; three sons, Jeff (Judy) Jaeger and their children, Jake and Jenny,
Joel (Tara) Jaeger and their son, Miles, and Brian Jaeger; five siblings, Rudy
(Agnes) Jaeger, Patricia Uttendorfer, John (Joan) Jaeger, Sandy Briese and
Susan Jaeger; and a very dear friend, Marliss Sobczak. Richard was preceded in
death by his father, Paul; and two brothers-in-law, Jim Uttendorfer and Ron
A visitation will take place
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home.
Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, donation can
be made to American Cancer Society in Richard’s name.
family extends a special thank you to the staff of the ER and ICU at St. Agnes
Hospital for the care and compassion shown to Richard.
Guestbook and tribute wall may
be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.