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