Bradley Jay Jager, 68, of Rothbury, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019.
Born June 22, 1950, he was the son of the late Jacob and Lillian Jager.
Brad was a lifelong resident of Rothbury and was a union crane operator for the International Local 324 Heavy Equipment Operators Union (OE 324), where he recently celebrated his 40th Anniversary.
He will be dearly missed by his wife of twenty-six years, Michelle (Blohm) Jager; daughters, Lisa Jager and partner Kurt Hutchinson of Lewiston, Christina (Jeremy) Chernetski of Bridgeman; stepchildren, Yuvanka (Chip) Clark of Shelby, Kevin (Kristi) Hagstrom of Twin Lake and Matthew (Sarah) Hagstrom of Shelby; his brothers, Terry Jager, and Larry (Marie) Jager; sister, Merry (Jim) Grieve; twelve grandchildren; one great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Sharlene and Connie.
He was a motorcycle enthusiast and was a member of the Fremont Harley Owners Group. He was an avid hunter, supporter of military veterans and the Old Newsies Goodfellows. He enjoyed spending time in his garden and being outdoors with friends and family. He will be remembered for his infectious laugh, humor and generosity.
The family will receive friends at Harris Funeral Home, Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Shelby Road Baptist Church at 11 a.m., luncheon to immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Old Newsies Goodfellows of Oceana County, c/o Michelle Tietz, 913 S. Oceana Drive, Shelby, MI 49455.
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