Linda L. Jaeger

Funeral services were held on Nov. 12 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Grafton for Linda L. Jaeger (nee Rusch) of Cedarburg. Linda died at the age of 89 on Friday, Nov. 10, 2006 at Virginia Highlands Nursing Home in Germantown. Visitation was held on Sunday at the church prior to the service. Interment took place at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg served the family.

Linda was born in Jackson on Aug. 12, 1917, daughter of August and Amelia (nee Kressin) Rusch. On Nov. 17, 1945 she married Paul Jaeger at Davidís Star Lutheran Church in Jackson.

Linda is survived by her children Elaine (Gary) Hostettler of Kewaskum and Verne (Sandy) Jaeger of Grafton; her grandchildren Lisa (David) Chaudier of Belgium, Brian Jaeger of Mayville, Stacy (Jeff) Mahnke of Clearwater, Fla. and Corey (Jenny) Hostettler of Menomonee Falls; and great-grandchildren Brianna, Alissa and Cierra Mahnke, and Alex and Zach Chaudier. Linda was the dear sister-in-law of Vera Jaeger of Indiana, Robert and Erna Stecker of Cedarburg, Viola Maas of Cedarburg, Allen and Ruth Krueger of Port Washington, Glen and Eunice Frank of Cedarburg, Robert and Darlene Ladwig of Sheboygan and Harry Viesselmann of Cedarburg. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Paul Jaeger. Also, she was the dear sister of the late Elmer (Mabel) Rusch, the late Erwin (Selma) Rusch and the late Martha Rusch.

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