Della E. Jaeggi 106, of Stonehill Care Center and formerly of 261 Owen Ct., passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Stonehill Care Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at The Church of The Resurrection with Rev. Joseph Hauer officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 28 at the Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 JFK Rd. where a parish scripture wake service will be recited at 6:30 p.m.
Della was born on October 13, 1911 in Dubuque, Iowa the daughter of Dewitt and Lena (Dale) Kelley. She married Frank Jaeggi on September 13, 1931. He preceded her in death on November 3, 1985. Della was a homemaker and enjoyed reading, baking, going for long car rides and fishing – especially in Minnesota. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.
Surviving are her children, William (Phyllis) Jaeggi of Dubuque, IA and Rose (Jake) Frank of Mason City, IA; grandchildren, Mark (Karen) Jaeggi, Christine Tigges, Laurie Tschiggfrie, Kevin (Cheryl) Lehnen, Paul (Kristy) Dean, David (Kay) Dean, Marilyn Housner, Rita (Kurt) McMahon, Jake Frank Jr., Brenda, Dawn, Kandi, Kim and Ronnie Frank; numerous great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter and son-in-law Darlene (Donald) Dean; her grandson James Dean and her granddaughter Kathy Kelly.
Della’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Stonehill Care Center, especially Toni, Payton and Will and Hospice of Dubuque for their constant care and support.
Memorials will be given to Della’s favorite charities.