Harry E. Jaeger

December 9, 2018

Harry E. “Sonny” Jaeger died at age 86 on December 9, 2018.  He leaves his 

beloved wife of 54 years, Angeline (nee Cochiro/Cucchiara), three surviving 

children Terry, Angela and Dean (Hope) and five grandchildren, 

Isabella, Christopher, Joseph, Matthew and Jacob. Mr. Jaeger was predeceased by 

his son Harry B. He was born in Chicago on May 3, 1932 to German immigrant 

parents, Lothar E. and Gertrud B. Jaeger (Welzin). He graduated from

Concordia Ev. Lutheran Grammar School, Lane Technical High School and 

Wright College. He enlisted and proudly served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years 

during the Korean conflict. His first employment was with Illinois Bell Telephone 

Co. (With a special assignment) to Western Electric as an Installer (1956-1957)

on the Distant Early Warning radar (DEW) Line near the Eskimo village of 

Tuktoyaktuk which is located on the shore of the Beaufort Sea in the Northwest

Territory of Canada.  Harry was retired from Amphenol/Bunker Ramo/Allied 

Corp after 25 years of service in sales/marketing product management. During his 

retirement years, Harry could be found at his two sons’ firm in Elmwood Park. There he 

loved spending several mornings each week studying the stock market, and always 

enjoyed making conversation with everyone who came by the office.

Visitation Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at 

Cuneo-Columbian Funeral Home, 10300 West Grand Ave, Franklin Park, IL.

Funeral Services Monday, December 17, 2018, Gathering at the chapel 9:00 a.m. for a 

10:00 a.m. chapel service, with interment to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery,

Hillside Illinois. 

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