Everett W. Jaeger

June 29, 1933 Dec. 25, 2014

Everett W. Jaeger, 81, of Ashippun, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ashippun with the Rev. Robert F. Thays officiating. Fellowship will follow the service at the church. Memorials, if desired, would be appreciated to the church or to the Ashippun First Responders. Everett William Jaeger was born on June 29, 1933, in Lebanon the son of Gerold and Malinda (Schuett) Jaeger. On May 9, 1953 he married Muriel Burchardt at Zion Lutheran Church in Ashippun.

Everett owned and operated J & S Floor Covering in Ashippun for many years. It was previously known as Jaeger Carpet Service.

Everett was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Ashippun. He was a devoted family man, avid sports fan and card player.

He is survived by his wife, Muriel Jaeger of Ashippun; seven children: Randall (Loni) Jaeger of Neosho, Sheryl Jaeger of Ashippun, Beth (Keith) Johnson of Alexandria, Va., Curtis (Keri) Jaeger of Idaho Springs, Colo., Ron (Jennifer) Jaeger of Oconomowoc, Susan (David) Welch of Johnson Creek, and Annette (Todd) Christopherson of Ashippun; 18 grandchildren; 15 greatgrandchildren; his siblings: William (Bernice) Jaeger, Dennis (Barbara) Jaeger, David (Sandy) Jaeger, Dorothy (Steve) Salzman, and Roger (Vicky) Jaeger, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Everett was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Loreen Ann, in infancy, and a daughter-inlaw, Cynthia Jaeger.

Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at, or for more information, call 920-261-2218.