Edward Jage

Edward Herbert Jage, 96, of Saint Charles and formerly of LaGrange Park, died on March 17, 2018. 

Born on June 27, 1921, Mr. Jage served in the U.S. Army’s 11th Armored Division during World War II, and later worked in sales in the insurance industry. 

Mr. Jage was the husband of Delores Jage (nee Elias); the father of Karen (Mike) Zera, Daniel Jage and Gail Brooks; the grandfather of Dana Jage, Megan Jage, Matthew Brooks, Christopher Brooks and Zachary Zera; the brother of seven; and an uncle to many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation is on Friday, March 23 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St. in Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, March 24 at 10 a.m. at St. Louise de Marillac Church, corner of 30th Street and Raymond Avenue in LaGrange Park, followed by private interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. 

Memorials are appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105 or Shriners Hospital for Children, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, 60707.