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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
Facts Born: August 12, 1945
Place of Birth: Hawarden, IA
Death: December 11, 2018
Place of Death: Rock Valley, IA
Bryan & Donna Voetberg
Margie we are so sorry to hear of your, and your families, loss! Ron was such a nice guy. Please know you will be in our thoughts and prayers in the upcoming weeks!
Ron is free from worldly concerns and cares ... for those of us who were blessed by knowing him, Ron will always be always be an example of the kind of person, with exceptional humility and profound strength, that we should strive to be. I am fortunate in terms of the managers and supervisors that I had in my career, but Ron will always stand out in terms of the quality of his leadership, his vision and genuine concern for the customers of the products we produced and the people we worked with. Although no one can replace him, hopefully those mourning his passing can find some solace in the fact that Ron lives on through the people whose lives he touched. Ron was a great man!
Don & Charry Klein
Thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May you be comforted in the assurance of people upholding you before the Throne of Grace. "The Lord bless you and keep you." Numbers 6:24
Roger OlsonWe are sorry to hear the news about our fellow Hawarden frog ponder.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family .
Roger & Audree Olson
Leann DeVries BaleMy deepest sympathy to the family.
Julie JagerSo sorry to hear of Uncle Ron's passing. I remember him as a gentle, calming soul. I have fond memories of him from our family visits in the summer when I was young. Love to Margie and the rest of the family.
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