Jennifer “Jen” Jaeger, 46, Pulaski, passed away unexpectedly after suffering a stroke on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.
The daughter of Tom and Mary (Balmes) Zorza was born November 28, 1976, in Marquette, Michigan. Jen was a 1994 graduate of Marquette High School and attended Northern Michigan University. She moved to Pulaski in 1998 and earned her Nursing degree from NWTC in Green Bay. On December 28, 2012, Jen married Eric Jaeger on the 4th anniversary of their first date.
In her younger years, Jen worked at Frosty Treats in Marquette and at Younkers while in high school. She found her passion working as a nurse at St. Vincent Hospital. Her most important job was being a mother and taking care of her six girls. Her wisdom, humor, and kindness will live on within all of her children. Jen enjoyed doing puzzles, shopping, traveling, gardening, watching her kids play sports, decorating, and DIY projects with Eric.
Survivors include her husband, Eric Jaeger; seven children: Kaylin Shafer, Madylin (Dan) Angell, Ashlin Feutz, Evelin Feutz, Jocelin Feutz, Gracelin Feutz, and Ian St. Aubin-Jaeger; parents: Tom and Mary Zorza; a brother, Jeffrey Zorza; father-in-law, James Jaeger; mother-in-law, Linda (Scott) Dunlap; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, many cousins, other relatives and friends.
Jen was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Ruth Balmes Williams; maternal grandfather, Wayne Balmes; and her paternal grandparents, Angelo and Lydia Zorza.
Friends are invited to gather with the family at Assumption B.V.M. Church, 119 E. Pulaski St., Pulaski, WI from 10:00 – 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 18th. The Funeral Service will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the church.
The family wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to Jen’s friends and co-workers on the 8th Floor at St. Vincent Hospital, Eric’s co-workers, and the neighborhood community for all of their love and support.