THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Rebecca L. Jager
Issue Date: July 12, 2017
Rebecca "Becky" L. (Hooper) Jager, 59, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at home.
Born Oct. 16, 1957, to Fred "Dolphine" and Floretta (Mitchell) Hooper in Madisonville, Ky., she married Daniel J. Jager on Aug. 6, 1989. She earned many different college degrees and used them to home school her children.
She loved her children, grandchildren and playing badminton, corn hole and washers. She enjoyed fishing, watching movies and was learning how to garden.
She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Daniel Jager of Menominee; three children, Karissa (Chris) Nichols of Clarksville, Tn., Shaun (Jeanie) Jager of Madisonville, Ky. and Colton Jager of Menominee, Mi.; five grandchildren; two sisters, Marketa (Ray) Keown and Tammy (Chris) Vaughn; a brother, John Sharp; brother and sisters-in-laws, Judy (Ted) Schmitt, Sharon Mankovecky, Carol (Gary) Wright, Therese Richardson, Dawn (Rick) Markgraf, Diane (Tom) Baumgarten, Mary Arnoldussen, Lynn (Mike) Vande Hey, Brian (Carla) Jager and Scott Jager and many nieces and nephews;
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-father, Leonard Curneal; three brothers-in-law, Curt Mankovecky, Gerald Richardson and Jim Arnoldussen and in-laws, Merlin "Mike" and Alice Jager.
Cadieu Thielen Funeral Home of Menominee is assisting the family locally. Services and burial will be in Dawson Springs, Ky.