Albert Jacobs


WALNUT — Albert A. Jacobs, 85, of Walnut died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at his home.

He was born June 5, 1932, in Sibley, the son of Hans and Tina (Peters) Jacobs and was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. He married Marjorie Peterson on June 17, 1956, in Kasbeer.

Albert was a proud veteran having served his country during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953.

He had worked as a woodworker for many years before retiring. He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut, Walnut American Legion Post 179 and the Wyanet VFW.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie; two daughter, Ann (Tom) Dean of Loveland, Ohio, and Carol (Bob) Howes of Walnut; two sons, Don (Kristina) Jacobs of Walnut and Rod (Jennifer) Jacobs of Walnut; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and two stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Allan; one daughter, Mary Ellen; and his brother, Edward.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut with the Rev. Brian Heller officiating. Private family burial will be in the Walnut Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial in his memory to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Arrangements were completed by the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut.