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,
For Info: (847) 455-1200
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