September 16, 1946 - July 3, 2021
Joseph “Joe” Augusto Jager, a man who took care of others and lived for other people, of Charlotte, passed away July 3, 2021. Joseph, 74, was born September 16, 1946, in Detroit, MI, the son of Joseph and Inez (Martini) Jager. Joseph earned a Master’s Degree from Michigan State University and special accident reconstruction training. He had 32 years of service at the Eaton County Sheriff Department, retiring as a Chief Deputy. He was also a teacher. Joseph was a practical, thoughtful, and intelligent man who enjoyed Michigan State University sports, cooking, family, and an occasional trip to the casino. He was very proud of his Master’s Degree and his 32 years served at the Eaton County Sheriff Department. Joseph is survived by his wife, Catherine; sons, Ken (Bonna) Jager and Ryan (Adena) Hankins; grandson, Joseph S. Jager; sister, Delores Mize; and close friends, Rick Jones and Dan Lee. He was predeceased by his wife, Sandra (Doros); son, Kevin; his parents; and sisters, Katy and Henry "Judd" Kitchen and Joan S. and Anthony Jusko. Friends are encouraged to support Joseph’s family. Funeral services are Thursday, July 8, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte with Pastor Charles Jenson officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 8, 2021, from 12–2:00 p.m. at Pray Funeral Home. A graveside service will take place at Michigan Memorial Park in Flat Rock, MI, on Friday, July 9, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to Eaton Community Palliative Care. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Joseph on his Tribute Page at www.PrayFuneral.com. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.
Joseph “Joe” Augusto Jager, a man who took care of others and lived for other people, of Charlotte, passed away July 3, 2021. Joseph, 74, was born September 16, 1946, in Detroit, MI, the son of Joseph and Inez (Martini) Jager. Joseph... View Obituary & Service Information
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