Marvin “Henry” Jagers, 76, of Annawan, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 at Concordia Lutheran Church, in Geneseo. The Rev. Stephen Mueller officiated. Burial followed at Annawan Township Cemetery. A visitation was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, in Atkinson. An additional visitation was from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. (one-hour prior to the funeral service) at the church on Thursday. The family encouraged that Chicago Cubs attire be worn to the visitation. Memorials may be directed to the Annawan Township Cemetery, Concordia Lutheran Church or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Marvin “Henry” Jagers, 76, of Annawan, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 at Concordia Lutheran Church, in Geneseo. The Rev. Stephen Mueller officiated. Burial followed at Annawan Township Cemetery. A visitation was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, in Atkinson. An additional visitation was from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. (one-hour prior to the funeral service) at the church on Thursday. The family encouraged that Chicago Cubs attire be worn to the visitation. Memorials may be directed to the Annawan Township Cemetery, Concordia Lutheran Church or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Henry was born March 23, 1942, in Geneseo, the son of Gordon and Alma (Dumolyn) Jagers. He attended Annawan High School. Henry married Linda L. Croegaert on Oct. 26, 1968, in Kewanee. He worked for Case I.H. as a repairman for 30 years. Henry was a member of Moose Lodge No. 1487, Kewanee Elks Club, and is a current member of Concordia Lutheran Church, in Geneseo, and Peace Valley Lutheran Church, in Watchula, Fla. Henry enjoyed watching old western movies, camping, bird watching, and coin collecting. He was a diehard Chicago Cubs fan for 50 years! Henry loved his dog, Snoopy, and his yellow Mustang convertible.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Linda; sons, Kurt (Lisa) Jagers, of Geneseo, and Kyle (Jeana) Jagers, of Atkinson; daughter, Kim (Scott) White, of Davenport, Iowa; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Henry also is survived by his brothers, Leon Jagers, of “Little Tin House on Wheels,” and Robert Jagers, of Annawan; and his sister, Mary Ann Ullrick, of Princeton. Henry was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Alma, a nephew, Stark County Deputy Adam Streicher; and a brother-in-law, James Ullrick.