Florence E. Jaeger, age 93, of Maple Crest Apartments, Port Washington, WI passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon.
She was born on February 8, 1924 in Port Washington; daughter of John P. “JP” and Flora Meyer Husting. She attended St. Mary’s parochial school and worked as an aide at the former St. Alphonsus Hospital. On June 7, 1947, Florence married Walter E. “Ozzie” Jaeger of Thiensville at St. Mary’s in Port Washington.
For many years, she and Ozzie lived in Grafton raising their family. They were members of St. Joseph parish for many years. Ozzie preceded her in death on January 4, 1991. A few years later, Florence moved to Port Washington. Later in life she enjoyed her travels with family. She will be remembered for her smile and sense of family. She tended to her bird feeders daily, often sharing the views with others.
Florence is survived by her children Linda (Randy) Butzke of Portage, Brian (Tina) Jaeger of Allenton, Bruce (Kim) Jaeger of DePere and Barry (Jill) Jaeger of Cedarburg; 9 grandchildren Dan (Kari Jo), Stephanie (Nate), Joseph, Tom (Kelsey), David, Jessica (John), Jeremy, Cody and Brianna; 7 great-grandchildren Jacob, Sam, Will, Maggie, Broden, Brielin and Amelia; her sister Joyce (the late Vernon) Zignego of Hartford; her brothers Ronald (Marilyn) Husting of Mukwonago and Gerald Husting of Crivitz; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband Ozzie, her sisters Mary Basken and Esther Husting, her brothers Harold and Oliver “Ollie” Husting and her granddaughter Rhonda Butzke.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 6:30PM Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at St. John XXIII Parish-St. Mary Church, 430 N. Johnson Street, Port Washington. Reverend Don Zerkel will be the celebrant. Visitation from 4-6PM Tuesday at the POOLE FUNERAL HOME, 203 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington. Interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Grafton.
Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.