Rock Valley, IA: Ronald W. Jager, 73, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley. Memorial services will be held Saturday, December 15 at 11:00 AM at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of Rock Valley with Pastor Kandi Anderson officiating. Burial will be held prior to the service at 9:30 AM at Grace Hill Cemetery in Hawarden, Iowa. Visitation, with the family present, will be held Friday, December 14 from 5:30-7:00 PM at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.
Ronald William Jager, son of Harry and Willa (Richardson) Jager, was born August 12, 1945 at Hawarden, Iowa. He was a graduate of Hawarden High School. On June 26, 1966, Ron married Margie Breugem at Hudson, South Dakota. The couple moved to Rock Valley where Ron worked at Total Component Solutions (TCS) for 40 years.
Ron enjoyed trap shooting with friends and attended the Iowa State Shoot for many years. He was a gun safety instructor for many years and enjoyed teaching the students how to be safe with a firearm. Ron loved to hunt with his constant companion, “Jim Ed”, his Brittany Spaniel. He was an active member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, where he held many offices and was always willing to do anything for anyone.
Ron is survived by his wife of 52 years, Margie; 3 siblings, Mary Marienau of Hawarden, Jim (Verna) Jager of Hazel Green, Alabama, and Ruth (Harlan) Benda of Hawarden; siblings-in-law, Martha (Howard) Beer, Jim (Zoe) Breugem, Gertrude (Eldred) Scott, Millie (Ron) Sorlye, John Breugem, and Glenda Jager; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Willa; infant brother, Ralph Jager; and siblings, Harry “Bud” (Anne) Jager Jr., Geneva (Ellis) Tucker, Betty Vipond, Lois (Ken) Plueger, Gordon (Avis) Jager, Robert “Bob” Jager.
Friday December 14, 2018 , 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM at Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Rock Valley
Saturday December 15, 2018 , 9:30 AM at Grace Hill Cemetery
Saturday December 15, 2018 , 11:00 AM at Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Rock Valley