Robert L. Jaeger
Jaeger, 78, of Fond du Lac, died Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Hospice Home of
Hope. He was born November 8, 1941 in
Campbellsport, the son of Bertram and Emma Jaeger. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, assigned
to Headquarters of the U.S. 8th Army in Seoul, Korea during the
Korean Theater. On October 18, 1969 he married
Karen Knowles at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and she preceded him in death on
October 18, 1976. On June 27, 1980 he
married Patricia Haentze and she preceded him in death on September 17, 2006. Robert worked for Mercury Marine until his
retirement in 2003. He was a member of
Holy Family Parish, Eagles Aerie #270, VFW Post 1904, and American Legion Post
the Green Bay Packers, bled green and gold.
Robert also enjoyed driving thru the park, smoking his pipe, watching
the Hallmark channel and his great great nieces play hockey, and visiting his
niece at Lil’ House Flowers and Gifts.
survived by his brother, Bertram “Bert” Jaeger, Jr. of Fond du Lac; special
niece, Julie (Greg) Kohlman of Fond du Lac; other nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends. He was preceded
in death by his parents; wives, Karen and Patricia; and sister, Joyce Batura
visitation will be held Thursday, December 26, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at
Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. A memorial service
will be held at 12:00 PM on Thursday at the funeral home, followed by military
honors. Cremation has taken place and
burial will be held in St. Martins Cemetery, Ashford at a later date.
of flowers, a memorial will be established in Robert’s name to benefit American
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