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Mathew M. 'Jerry' Jaeger services Wed

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Mathew M. “Jerry” Jaeger, age 71 of Wanatah, Ind., passed away June 1, 2013 at the VNA Hospice Center, Valparaiso, Ind.

He was born on March 21, 1942 in Gary, Ind., the son of Matthew and Helen Jaeger.

On July 22, 2005 in LaPorte, Ind., Jerry married Julie Ray who survives with son, L.J. Jaeger of Wanatah; two daughters, Kathy (Don) Bilic-Fiets of Valparaiso, and Chris (Mark) Brown of LaPorte, Ind.; former wife, Ann Jaeger of LaPorte; five grandchildren, Trevor, Tom, Marky, Marshall, and Samantha; and sister, Margie (Keith) Fites of Chesterton, Ind.

He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Suzanne Jaeger.

Jerry was a U.S. Marine veteran. He was the owner of Chesterton Electronics and then worked as a custodian at Flint Lake Elementary, Valparaiso.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 5, at 11:00 a.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, Ind., with burial to follow at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, Ind.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00-7:00 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested for his son, L.J.


Posted 6/3/2013