IMPERIAL -- Isla Elgene Jaeger, 73, died Friday (March 1, 2002) at Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital in Denver, Colo.
She was born Aug. 4, 1928, to Albert W. and Lelia M. (Cox) Bauerle in Wallace County, Kan. She moved as a toddler with her family to a farm near Champion and attended a nearby country school. She continued to high school in Imperial.
On July 27, 1946, she married Clarence Wesley Jaeger at her parents home in the Champion Valley. The couple made their home on a farm near her parents before moving to Imperial in 1985.
She was a member of the Valley Pride Extension Club and the Champion Ladies Coffee Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Charlene Ghiselli.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence of Imperial; one son, Lloyd and wife, Nadalyn Jaeger of Poteau, Okla.; one daughter, Linda and husband, Tony Miller of Littleton, Colo.; one brother, Eldon and wife Dee Ann Bauerle of Redmond, Ore.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were Wednesday (March 6, 2002) at the Imperial Bible Church with Pastors Bill Murphy and John Engbrecht officiating. Interment was in the Mount Hope Cemetery at Imperial.
A memorial has been established in her memory.
Liewer Funeral Home of Imperial is in charge of arrangements.