Donald J. Jager

October 23, 1931 - April 01, 2013 

Donald J. Jager

October 23, 1931 - April 01, 2013 

Obituary for Donald J. Jager

Donald J. Jager, age 81, of Holland, went to be with his Lord on Monday, April 01, 2013.

Donald was a member of East Saugatuck Christian Reformed Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Korean War. He worked for Garter Pools, retiring after nearly 40 years of service.

Donald was preceded in death by his first wife, Grace Jager (Rozema), a great grandson Bryson James Melendez, and a step-son Glenn Ten Harmsel.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Harriet Jager of Holland; Children, Richard (Linda) Jager, James (Sandra) Jager, Daniel (Terri) Jager, David (Bonnie) Jager; daughter, Karen (Dan) Pleva; six step children, Ronald and Judy Ten Harmsel, David and Tina Ten Harmsel, Michael and Ella Ten Harmsel, Kenneth and Robin Ten Harmsel, and Thomas and Tina Ten Harmsel; Step Daughter-in-law, Janice Ten Harmsel; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be 11:00am Thursday, April 4, 2013 at East Saugatuck Christian Reformed Church, 3615 56th Street, Holland. Officiating will be Rev. Gary Luurtsma. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Grand Rapids.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 3 from 6-8:00pm, and Thursday, from 10-11:00am prior to the service, all at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the East Saugatuck CRC Building Fund, Kidney Foundation, or the American Diabetes Association.

Arrangements are by Lakeshore Memorial Services, Holland. Please visit to leave a message or memory for the Jager family.

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