Frank Mathew Jaeger, passed away at the age of 86 on June 3rd at his home in Babbitt. He was born on October 23rd, 1934 to Frank and Mary (Musich) Jaeger in Ely, MN. He was a 1952 graduate of Ely High School, attended Vermilion Junior College, then graduated from the University of MN School of Pharmacy in 1956.
Frank married Lorraine (Snell) on September 29, 1956 in Ely. They moved to Babbitt in 1959 where he owned Babbitt Drug and worked as the pharmacist for 52 years.
Frank was very active in many community organizations over the past 60 years.
Frank is survived by his children, Connie (Curt) Koivisto, Carleen (John) Flint, Mike (Sandy) Jaeger, Jim (Kevin) Jaeger, Mary (Mark) Bodine, daughter-in-law Theresa Jaeger,10 grandchildren, and 10 great -grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Lorraine, son Richard, and granddaughter Melissa.
Services will be held on Tuesday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Pius X Catholic Church in Babbitt, with a visitation being held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Argo Cemetery and then a celebration of life at the Junction Inn and Suites. Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.
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