Sandie Lynn (Marthaler) Jaeger, 68 of Great Falls, MT, passed way in her sleep on Feb. 19, 2019 at Peace Hospice in Great Falls. Cremation has already taken place.
Sandie was born in Miles City, Montana, on July 28, 1950 to Richard “Bud” and Christine (Murray) Marthaler, along with her Sisters Sherrie, Bobbie and Brother Scott. She graduated from Custer County High School in Miles City in 1969. She worked for John Stockhill of Stockhill Jewelers in Miles City after graduating from high school. She married Rich Jaeger on June 13, 1971 in Miles City. They started a family in Miles City before moving briefly to Rapid City, SD and eventually settled in Great Falls, MT and raised their three children Ryan, Troy and Ashley.
Sandie was a homemaker, and active volunteer at St Peter and Paul Catholic Church before the parish closed 1985. She then worked for Great Falls Public Schools at East Jr High in the attendance office for over thirty years, and worked part time at Schultes’ Coffee House until 2013. She retired from GFPS in 2016.
Sandie is survived by her daughter Ashley Jaeger of Great Falls, MT; son Troy (& Megan) Jaeger of Sunburst; MT and son Ryan Jaeger of San Jose, CA. Sandie is also survived her sister Bobbie (& Jerry) Schlepp of Miles City, MT; and brother-in-law Tim Ziebarth of Boulder, CO; 2 grandchildren, Brecken and Brooks Jaeger as well as 18 nieces and nephews. Her husband Rich Jaeger passed away in April. Sandie is preceded in death by parents her Richard and Christine, her brother Scott Marthaler and sister Sherrie Ziebarth.
Stevenson & Sons are handling the graveside service and interment of ashes at Custer County Cemetery on June 19, at 10 AM followed by a gathering for family and friends hosted at VFW in Miles City.