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Jacobia, Florence A. (Munger) 1882-1979


Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 11/26/2004 at 21:40:20

Florence Jacobia

Funeral services for Florence A. Jacobia, were held Friday, August 24, 1979 at 10:30 a.m. at Community Presbyterian Church, Postville. The Reverend Dennis E. Morey officiated. Schutte Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in the Eno Cemetery, rural Luana.

Florence A. Jacobia, daughter of Milo and Sophia (Lempke) Munger, was born July 26, 1882 in Elkader. She passed away August 21 at the Good Samaritan Center Postville, at the age of 97.

She was baptized at Elkader. In 1900 she graduated from the high school at Elkader and became a teacher in the rural schools of Edgewood, Elkader and Gunder.

January 27, 1914 she was married to Ray Jacobia at Elkader. To this union four children were born. For a short time after they were married, they lived in Postville. They moved to the farm near Gunder, where son Milo now lives. In 1938 they moved to Gunder. Ray died March 4, 1958, and Florence moved to an apartment in Postville. She became a resident of the Good Samaritan Center in 1973.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray; three brothers: Frank, Henry and Vern Munger; and a great grandchild Terry Meisner.

She is survived by a son, Milo of Postville; three daughters: Carol (Mrs. Al Rankin) Lakewood, California; Dorthy (Mrs. Norman Raisch) Rupert, Idaho; and Larsyne (Mrs. Wayne Kesterson) Houston, Texas; eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

She was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church, Postville; the Home Garden Club of Grand Meadow township, and a 50 year member of Eastern Star at Elkader.

Postville Herald newspaper clipping from my mother's obituary collection.

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