Walter A. "Chic" Jaeggi, age 78, of Columbus, Nebraska died Monday, August 16, 2004 at his home. Funeral Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday August 19, 2004 at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus with Reverend David Fulton officiating. Burial will be in the All Saints Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Hartman Post #84 Honor Guard. Visitation will be Wednesday 4:00 -8:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service all at McKown Funeral Home. Visitation will continue Thursday morning from 8:00 -10:00 a.m. also at the funeral home. Memorials to the American Diabetes Foundation or to the donors choice.
Walter A. "Chic" Jaeggi was born November 25, 1925 in Columbus to Walter Carl and Ida (Oppliger) Jaeggi. He graduated from Kramer High School and attended the University of Nebraska. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from March 1944 to June 1946. He married Helen Lynne Ryba February 28, 1949 at St Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus. Walter was employed by Gamble-Skogmo, Tempo, Columbus Music and Columbus Appliance before joining Nebraska Appliance. He retired as manager of Nebraska Appliance Center after 38 years in the appliance business.
Walter's hobbies included playing cards with his family and friends and husker football.
He was a member of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church and Hartman Post #84 American Legion.
He is survived by:
Wife: Helen Lynne Jaeggi of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Judy (LeRoy) Rupp of Springfield, MO
Daughter: Pam (Mike) Rayman of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Lori (Scott) Kirstine of Fort Wayne, IN
Son-In-Law: Bryce (Cathy) Rosche of Ft. Gratiot, MI
Sister: Edna Hage of Carlsbad, CA
Sister: Elfrieda Jenkinson of Columbus, NE
Sister: Helen Wiebold of Columbus, NE
Sister: Doris (Don) Godard of Palm Desert, CA
Brother: Bob (Tanya) Jaeggi of Columbus, NE
Seven Grandchildren: Sheryl Rinkol, Brooke Rayman, Chandra Rosche, Kristen Rosche,
Jonathan Rosche, Jarrod Kirstine, Justine Kirstine.
He was preceded by:
Father: Walter Carl Jaeggi
Mother: Ida Jaeggi
Daughter: Joanie Rosche
Brother-In-Law: Joe Hage
Brother-In-Law: Lloyd Jenkinson, Sr.
Brother-In-Law: Rollo Wiebold