Leona G. Jaegers, age 88 of Linn, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City.
Leona was born July 15, 1924, in Linn, a daughter to the late Theodore and Katherine (Adelhardt) Linnenbrink.
Leona attended school at St. George Catholic School.
On February 12, 1946, she was united in marriage to Raymond P. Jaegers at St. George Church in Linn. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2012.
Leona was employed for over 20 years at St. George Catholic School.
Leona was a member of St. George Catholic Church, St. Ann's Sodality, Sewing Circle, Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and the Democratic Club.
She enjoyed quilting, cooking, word search, watching Wheel of Fortune, and especially bingo and breakfast with the "breakfast club".
Leona is survived by: one son, Michael Jaegers and his wife, Karen of Jefferson City; one daughter, Jean Carpenter and her husband, Dan of Taos; two sisters, Marcie Dudenhoeffer of Linn and Margie VanLoo and her husband, Paul of Wardsville; four grandchildren, five great grandsons, one great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Leona was preceded in death by two brothers, Norbert and Wilbert Linnenbrink and two sisters, Lillian and Loraine Linnenbrink.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. John Schmitz as the celebrant and Deacon Anthony Valdes. Interment will follow in the St. George Parish Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.