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Richard Wayne Jaeger

November 18, 1946 April 29, 2019
Richard Wayne Jaeger
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Richard Wayne Jaeger, 72, of Great Falls, MT, passed away April 29, 2019 in Rathdrum, ID, while staying with friends recuperating between cancer treatments in Seattle.

Rich was born in Timber Lake, SD, on November 18, 1946 and member of the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe, son to Valentine “Val” and Mathel (Springer) Jaeger. Rich was raised with four brothers and two sisters on the family farm, the family moved to Miles City, MT in 1950. He graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic High School in 1965. Rich was drafted into the US Army in 1966, reporting to Ft. Lewis, WA, and earned the rank of Specialist. He was stationed near Frankfurt, Germany and member of the 6th Battalion, 40th Artillery, 3rd Armored (Spearhead) Division. He received an honorable discharge at Ft. Dix, NJ in 1968.

He married Sandie Marthaler on June 13, 1971 in Miles City started a family in moving briefly to Rapid City, SD and eventually settled in Great Falls, MT where they raised their children.

Rich worked as Sales Rep for Procter & Gamble, American Brands Inc., and Home Depot Companies before retiring.

He is survived by his friend, Sonny Thompson; son Ryan Jaeger of San Jose, CA; and daughter Ashley Jaeger of Great Falls; sister Connie June (Joe) Goldade of Miles City; brothers Jerry (Darlene) Jaeger of Big Stone, SD, Robin (Jean) Jaeger of Cable, WI, and Mike Jaeger of Butte; sister-in-law LeeAnn Jaeger of Sacramento, CA; as well as 18 nieces and nephews. Rich was preceded in death by his wife, Sandie Jaeger; parents Val and Mathel Jaeger; sister Loir Ann Jaeger; and brother Ronnie Jaeger.

Schnider and Stevenson & Sons Funeral Homes are handling arrangements. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 5 – 8 pm at Schnider Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 2 pm at Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Chapel in Great Falls. Burial will be Friday, May 10, 2019 at 1 pm at Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery in Miles City, MT.


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Visitation

Tuesday

7

May

5:00 PM 5/7/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Schnider Funeral Home

1510 13th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59405

Schnider Funeral Home
1510 13th Street South Great Falls 59405 MT
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

8

May

2:00 PM 5/8/2019 2:00:00 PM
Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Chapel

1410 13th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59405

Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Chapel
1410 13th Street South Great Falls 59405 MT
United States

Graveside

Friday

10

May

1:00 PM 5/10/2019 1:00:00 PM
Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery

259 Cemetery Rd
Miles City, Montana 59301

Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery
259 Cemetery Rd Miles City 59301 Montana
United States

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Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

259 Cemetery Rd
Miles City, Montana 59301

259 Cemetery Rd Miles City 59301 Montana
United States
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