Louella Jacobs - 85

8/20/1930 - 5/16/2016

Rockford, IL


Rockford – Louella Jacobs, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, age 85, died Monday, May 16, 2016 at Alden Debes Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Rockford. She was born Aug. 21, 1930 near Wayne City, IL the daughter of Louis F. and Ella (Shock) Wright. She married Fred V. Jacobs on Sept. 26, 1947, he preceded her in death in 1973. Louella loved to crochet, play the organ, do search word puzzles, go for rides, being outside, reading Amish books, going to the 5 coins restaurant with family, but most of all spending time with her loving children and grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, husband Fred, son Robert Ray Jacobs, great granddaughter Alyssa Jackson, 3 brothers; Robert, Frank, and Henry Ellen, 4 sisters; Fannie, Bernadine, Louisia, and Dottie, and son-in-law Donald Ray Jackson. She is survived by 5 children; Freddie Jacobs of Rockford, Judy Jackson of Corning, Arkansas, Carol (Mark) Schafman of Ohio, Jackie (Tony) Shields of Rockford, and Vicki (Sebastian Costa) Jacobs of Rockford, 14 grandchildren; Jennifer, Nikkie, Mark II, Donald “Bo”, Gary, Danny, Cassandra, Joseph, Joshua, Jessica, Nikiyah, Robert Jr., Rose Mary, Terry, 12 Great Grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 2:00 pm, Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 136 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Stillman Valley, IL with the Chaplin Joe Militello officiating. Visitation will be Monday prior to the service from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Big Mound Cemetery near Davis Junction, IL. A memorial fund is established in Louella’s name.

Visitation:

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Stillman Valley, IL

Service:

2:00 pm, Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Stillman Valley, IL

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