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Harold E. Jacobs

September 21, 1925 November 15, 2018
Harold E. Jacobs
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Obituary for Harold E. Jacobs

HAROLD E. JACOBS, 93, of Springfield, passed away at the Springfield Masonic Community on Thursday evening, November 15, 2018. He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio on September 21, 1925, the son of the late Wilbur and Viola (Aulls) Jacobs.

Harold served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII in the European Theater. He retired as a driver/salesman from Coca Cola Bottling and previously worked at Crowell Collier Publishing. He was an active, 70-year member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church where he sung in the choir and served on the property committee. Harold was an avid golfer, volunteered at Community Hospital for many years and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.

He is survived by his daughters, Sharon (Michael) Thompson of Findlay, Ohio and Dianne (Daniel) Kress of Springfield; brother, Samuel (Karen) Henry of Lebanon, Indiana; four grandchildren, Leeann (Dominick) Pizzuti, Matthew (Heidi) Thompson, Benjamin (Ashley) Kress, and Timothy (Lauren) Kress; nine great grandchildren, Emily, Michael, Madison, Connor, Alexis, Hudson, Bryson, Blake, and Riley; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma in 1998; a sister, Lucille Ball; his twin brother, Herman Jacobs; as well as his brother, James Calvin Henry.

Harold’s funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018 in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with Pastor Larry Grunden officiating. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 9:45 a.m. until the time of service. Burial with military honors will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 712 N. Fountain Ave., Springfield, OH 45504 or Hospice of the Miami Valley, 1948 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503.


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Visitation

Saturday

24

Nov

9:45 AM 11/24/2018 9:45:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church

712 N. Fountain Ave.
Springfield, OH 45504

Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church
712 N. Fountain Ave. Springfield 45504 OH
US

Service

Saturday

24

Nov

11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church

712 N. Fountain Ave.
Springfield, OH 45504

Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church
712 N. Fountain Ave. Springfield 45504 OH
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Ferncliff Cemetery Final Resting Place

501 W. McCreight Ave.
Springfield, OH 45504

501 W. McCreight Ave. Springfield 45504 OH
United States
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