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Sunday July 12th, 2020
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Monday July 13th, 2020

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Harold P. Jaegers

Harold P. Jaegers, age 78 of Bonnots Mill, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020, at Ashland Health Care.

Harold was born February 3, 1942, in Loose Creek, a son to the late August and Bernadine (Maassen) Jaegers. 

On November 6, 1965, he was united in marriage to Nancy Scheppers at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jefferson City. She preceded him in death on January 15, 2020.

Harold attended Immaculate Conception School in Loose Creek.  He also attended Linn Technical College from 1972 to 1975 with a degree in Auto Mechanics and Auto Body.

Harold proudly served our country in the United State Army from 1966 to 1968 during Vietnam Conflict.

He was employed at Von Hoffman Press in Jefferson City from April 1968, until his retirement in May 2003.

Harold was a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Frankenstein, Linn VFW Post #4756, Linn Lions Club, and volunteered at the Linn Nutritional Center and delivered Meal on Wheels. 

Harold enjoyed St. Louis Cardinal baseball, NASCAR, International Harvester tractors, working cattle on his farm, watching westerns on television, camping, going to Branson to see the shows, collecting toy tractors, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. 

Harold is survived by: two daughters, Mary (Cody) Beadenkopf of Moravian Falls, NC and Melanie Wolfe of Linn; 13 Grandchildren, Adam, Curtis, Lauren, Sydney, and Lily Strope, Lane (Brittny), Lori and Cody Wolfe, Zoey and Annabell Jaegers, and Chip, Joshua, and Nevaeh Beadenkopf; three great grandchildren, Nora, Ryker and Spencer Wolfe; a sister, Alvina Jaegers (Charlie)  Mathews of Linn; three brothers-in-law, Larry (Paula) Scheppers of Linn, Tom (Diane) Scheppers and Bob (Julie) Scheppers all of Wardsville; five sisters-in-law, Ginny Massman of Linn, Marian (Bernie) Forck of Chamois, Sharon (Dave) Vieth of Taos, Franny (Butch) Schell of Wardsville, and Carol (Tom) Backes of St. Thomas; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and spouse of 54 years, Harold was preceded in death by a son, Michael Jaegers; one brother, Harry Jaegers; father and mother-in-law, Lawrence and Helen Scheppers; two brothers-in-law, Henry Wieberg and Gil Massman; and two sisters-in-law, Janet Jaegers and Agnes Wieberg.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2020, at Morton Chapel in Linn. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Frankenstein with Fr. Colin Franklin as the Celebrant.  Full Military Honors will follow the funeral mass.  Inurnment will be held at a later date. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Wounded Warrior Project. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)   www.mortonchapel.com

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Kotdelia BUnch74 Jul 11 2020 12:00 AM

Dear family I work with Harold for. Many years he was a good worker and fun to work with I did not hear Mike passed away my daughter was a. Good friend to mike we are at a total loss for words over this may one day you hear there names and smile and say they gave lt a good fight

Kotdelia BUnch74 Jul 11 2020 12:00 AM

I have so many awesome memories of Mom & Dad that I'll carry with me forever! They were the best parents I could have ever asked for!! They helped me through some extremely tough times! I'll never forget the instant connections they had with all the grandkids! I love & miss them terribly! I'm so sorry I can't be there to say my goodbyes, but I know I'll see them again someday at the gates of heaven! RIP, daddy!!!

Mary Beadenkopf Jul 8 2020 12:00 AM

Thank you so much! Love yall too!

Mary Jul 8 2020 12:00 AM

Alvina and family - Sorry to hear of your family loss - you are in our thoughts and prayers

linda roberts Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM

Loved going camping with Nancy and Harold. We shared so much. I will truly miss him. While he was in the nursing home I would call him and he would always end the conversation with I love you.

Ginny Massman. Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM

Melanie, Mary and families-
Our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family. Harold was a great brother in law. You all will be remembered in our prayers and we offer you great support and hugs. He is now in eternal rest up in heaven with your Mom and Mike. Love you all

Tom and Carol Backes family Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM

Ms Melanie another sign of the deep love Nancy and Harold had for each other. May they run forever hand in hand down the streets of gold. He was such a devoted husband and father.

Bonney Moseley Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about the loss of your family member he will be missed

Jamieneuner Jul 7 2020 12:00 AM