Julie E. Jacobs, 1883-1955
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/8/2009 at 16:49:06
Mrs. R. Jacobs Ringsted Dies
RINGSTED--Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. this afternoon at the Sternberg Funeral chapel in Estherville for Mrs. Julie E. Jacobs, 72, who died Wednesday at her home in Ringsted. Burial was in the High Lake cemetery.
Mrs. Jacobs, daughter of Henry and Sarah Porter, was born March 7, 1883 in Christian county, Ill. At the age of 11, she was left an orphan and was sent to Soldiers Orphan home in Normal, Ill. where she lived until grown.
Aug. 27, 1897, she was married to Reed Jacobs. To this union was born four sons and one daughter who survive. They are Clarence Jacobs, Armstrong; Lloyd Jacobs, West Bend; Lawrence and Glen Jacobs, Newton; Mrs. Sigurd Planting (Velma), Ringsted.
Mrs. Jacobs suffered a stroke five years ago paralyzing her left side and leaving her an invalid. In June, she suffered another stroke from which she never recovered.
Souce: Fairmont Daily Sentinel, Fairmont, Minnesota; January 15, 1955.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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