Richard A. Jaeger

Richard A. Jaeger, 69, of North Fond du Lac, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, November 23, 2013.  He was born April 16, 1944 in Fond du Lac, a son of Alex and Mary Jane (Loehr) Jaeger.

On August 16, 1969 he married Janet L. Reitz in North Fond du Lac.

Dick was a graduate of Horace Mann High School in 1962.  He was employed with Kohlmann Masonry for over 25 years.  During that time he also served in the United States Army from 1965 to 1967, part of that time in Viet Nam.  After he worked as a mason, he was employed with the United States Postal Service as a rural mail carrier with the Mt. Calvary postal office. 

Dick was a member of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, North Fond du Lac, very dedicated to his faith.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #664 and the American Legion Post #306 of Green Lake.

He enjoyed deer hunting with his brothers, sons and grandsons, pheasant hunting with his dog Sassi, sturgeon spearing, trout fishing, watching the Badgers and the Brewers, and in days past, coaching Little League for his three sons. 

Dick loved his time with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by Janet, his wife of 44 years; three sons, Randy (Teresa) of Oshkosh, Terry (April) and Todd (Colette) all of North Fond du Lac; five grandchildren, Nathan, Holli, Lily, Jakob and Madison; two brothers, Butch (Marie) of North Fond du Lac and Steve (Joan) of Fond du Lac; one sister, Janet (Dave) Jeffers of Hortonville; one sister-in-law, Linda Jaeger of North Fond du Lac; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death are his parents, two brothers Thomas and infant Joseph.

Visitation:  Dick’s family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 from 9:00 until 11:15 AM at Presentation Catholic Church, 705 Michigan Avenue, North Fond du Lac. 

Service:  At 11:30 AM a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Presentation Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Ledgeview Memorial Park, Fond du Lac. 

Dick’s family is grateful to all his caregivers at St. Agnes Hospital, the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home and Agnesian Hospice Hope. 

Memorials in his name may be given to Presentation Catholic Church or to a charity of one’s choice.

Zacherl Funeral Home and Crematory of Fond du Lac is serving the family.