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Randy Jaeger - February 17, 2011


Randy Scott Jaeger was born on Sept. 12, 1948, in Imperial, Neb., to Keith (H.K.) and Marcheta A. (Pribbeno) Jaeger.
As a youngster he attended grade school at District #14 and graduated from Chase County High School in 1966. Randy enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard that same year and served in Vietnam on the Coast Guard Cutter Ironwood #297.
Randy was discharged on May 26 of 1972 and returned to Chase County where he was active on the family farm until his death.
Randy was also a Rural Mail Carrier for 30 years retiring in 2003.
He married the love of his life, Nancy Angela Heskett, on Jan. 23, 2010.
Randy enjoyed studying and reading the Bible, trading commodities, watching hockey games, attending stock car races or just going for a car ride.
He was a member of the Imperial Eagles and VFW Post #4688 of Imperial, Neb.
Randy passed away Friday afternoon, Feb. 11, 2011, at the Chase County Community Hospital, Imperial, Neb. He was 62 years of age.
Survivors include, father, Keith Jaeger of Imperial, Neb.; wife, Nancy of Imperial, Neb.; sons, Shawn and wife, Melanie, of Kearney, Neb. and Dru and wife, Shannon, of Kearney, Neb.; step-daughters, Amanda Johnston, of Goodland, Kan. and Emily Johnston of Imperial, Neb.; five grandchildren, Gage, Bethanie, Morgan, Carson and Megan Jaeger; brother, Kurt Jaeger and wife, Susan, of Kansas City, Mo.
Funeral services for Randy Jaeger were held Tuesday morning, Feb. 15, 2011, 10:30 a.m. at the United Metho­dist Church of Imperial, with Rev. Rick Beard officiating.
Pianist was Mrs. Marcia Bauerle.
Honorary casketbearers were Gage Jaeger, Carson Jaeger, Kurt Bernhardt and Kerry Bernhardt.
Casketbearers were Jon Welch, Lloyd Meeske, Jeff Steggs, Aaron Pierson, Terry Bilka and Bruce Peterson.
Interment followed at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial, Neb. with Military Rites by VFW Post # 4688 of Imperial.
A memorial has been established in Randy’s memory. Funds will be used for a Nursing Student Scholarship.
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.