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Catherine F. Jagger

August 13, 1929 — September 24, 2022

Catherine F. Jagger, age 93, of Columbia City, IN, passed away at 11:48 pm on Saturday September 24, 2022, at her residence.  Born on August 13, 1929, in Whitley County, she was the daughter of Everett and Georgie Ann (Fisher) James.

Catherine lived in South Whitley and moved to Columbia City in 2009.  She attended West Ward School in Columbia City and Thorncreek Elementary School and graduated from Columbia City High School with the Class of 1947.  On September 6, 1947, she married Marshall E. Jagger in Syracuse, IN.  Catherine worked at Columbia Dairy, Keirn Equipment, Schultz Brothers Department Store and retired from Ames Department Store.  She was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, volunteer board Parkview Whitley Hospital and also a volunteer at Parkview Whitley Hospital.

Survivors include her daughters, Diane Reed of Spencerville and Debra Jagger of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren, Scott (Kim) Jagger, Tyler (Anne) Jones, and Jennifer Jagger; great-grandchildren, Macy Jagger, Colton Jagger, Cameron Jagger, Theo Jones, and Thorin Jones.

She was preceded in death by her parents; aunt and uncle Burt (Rose) Waugh; husband Marshall E. Jagger; son-in-law Dennis Reed; brothers Jim, Paul and Ben James, foster sister Mary Nichols, son Dave Jagger, daughter-in-law Ginger Jagger.

Funeral services for Catherine will be held at 11:00 am on   Thursday, September 29, 2022, at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, with calling one hour prior to service.

Burial will follow in South Whitley Cemetery, South Whitley.

Memorials contributions in memory of Catherine may made to Parkview Hospice.

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