The Zaiger Family:
Elizabeth, Joseph, Abigail, Anne, Jason, Elijah
Jason and Ann Zaiger were married December 30, 1994 They are blessed with 4 great kids. Jason-
Jason was born and raised near Audubon, Iowa. Jason grew up on a farm and loves this way of life. After graduating from Audubon High School Jason attended Iowa Lakes Community college and received an AAS in Ag Business. For the next several years Jason worked on the farm and at various Agriculture businesses. In 1997 their son Elijah was born and shortly after that Jason was convicted to become a minister. With a young son and wife, he moved back to Colorado to attend Denver’s Bear Valley Bible Institute. He thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful Bible Classes and the teachers. The next summer he was blessed with a second son, Joseph. He went to school with one but came back with 2. In 2000 Jason received a BS from Bear Valley Bible Institute of Denver. He continues to serve people in the SW Iowa area. In 2009 Jason received an MBS from BVBID. In April of 2001 Jason began a weekly half hour radio broadcast on the local FM radio station KS 95.7. Years later the program moved to KSOM 96.5 because of its larger audience.
Jason enjoys drinking coffee, walking with his wife, being with his family, restoring 1970 Chevy pickups, reading about church restoration history, riding mules and skiing. (Not necessarily in that order).Ann Marie -
Grew up near Lewis, Iowa and graduated from Griswold Comm. Schools. She loves to work with people in ministry and has taught, organized and attended several Ladies days as well as teaching young children at church. She taught her own 4 at home for several years before they went to public school. She loved teaching them to read and to care for animals…Lessons from their “Life on the Farm”.
Ann has a B.S. and a B.A. plus a teaching license. She has recently taken many graduate level education courses. Her latest college studies have been in the English/ Language arts fields. She first graduated from Colorado State University with an Animal Science B.S. After traveling and living in New Zealand, Australia and Oregon for a year she decided to come back to the Midwest. She worked part-time as a freelance writer for area newspapers and for Iowa tourism. She then moved to Denver with Jason to attend BVBID for Christian Education. She currently teaches 6 -12 grade Science and Agriculture. She loves to watch her kids perform at school events, walk outside and enjoy God’s wonderful nature. She loves horses, music, sunsets and watching wild birds. Elijah Anthony - Born in 1997
Elijah is a junior at Buena Vista University and majors in Digital Media and Business Communications and is in the ROTC program there. He has been playing baseball for 12 years as a pitcher and outfielder. He also was active in band, chorus, track, football and wrestling in high school and junior high at Audubon. He loves to work out and lift weights as well as play his new guitar and sing. He has attended military training in Fort Knox, KY and is set to graduate next summer from his military training. He is planning to go in the aviation training field in the Army following his college graduation.
Joseph Jason - Born in 1999
Joseph also is in the military (joined at age 17). He went to school for his Army Training in Fort Jackson SC and is a religious affairs specialist for the Army National Guard. He just graduated from Audubon High School in 2018 and was active in the Art program, Football, Track, Baseball and Weightlifting. He has been away for the past 2 summers for Army training and we are happy to have him back in Iowa. He attends college at the Univ. of Northern Iowa where he is studying Business and Real Estate. Elizabeth Ann - Born in 2002
She’s the oldest girl and a sophomore in high school. She loves music and is active in band playing flute, show choir and choir. She loves to sing the National Anthem at sporting events along with her sister Abigail. Her hobbies have been showing hogs and cattle at the Fair and being in FFA. She loves to watch cooking shows and help feed the family wonderful dishes she makes from scratch.Abigail Charlotte - Born in 2003
She is the baby of the family and a freshman in high school. She loves horses and has a horse named Lilly and a calf named “Peanut”. She loves caring for baby animals and helping them grow. She also loves to sing and is active in show choir with her sister. She has been active in art, cross country, track and tennis and 4 -H. She is a wrestling manager for the high school along with her sister. She enjoys singing and cooking and makes pies with her Grandma. She loves to read and write stories.