March 27, 1934 - April 26, 2021
Darlene D. Jacobs, 87 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on April 26, 2021 at de Greeff Hospice House, St. Louis, MO. She was born March 27, 1934, in Fults, IL. She was the daughter of the late Alfred, and Elsie, nee Hoffmann, Altes. She was married to the late Henry F. Jacobs, Jr. They were married on June 14, 1952, in Renault, IL. He passed away on March 14, 2021. Darlene was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Columbia, IL, where she participated in the Ladies League, and for many years she took care of the flower arrangements at church. She had worked at Weilbacher's Grocery in Columbia as a clerk and later as a baker for National and Schnucks grocery stores. Darlene enjoyed sewing and cooking and spending time with her family. Surviving are her daughter, Corla (Don) Greer of Arnold, MO; granddaughter, Sarah (Aaron) Haskell of Pevely, MO; grandson, Ryan (Stefani) Greer of Bonne Terre, MO; two great-grandchildren, Ashton Haskell, and Kolt Greer; brother-in-law, Melvin Jacobs of Kirkwood, MO; sister-in-law, Alvera Jacobs of Waterloo, IL; nieces and nephews; along with other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Jeanette (Oscar) Kelkhoff. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Columbia, IL. Funeral Services will be held following visitation at 12:00 pm at church, with Pastor Stephen Krenz officiating. Interment will follow in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 227 Goodhaven, Columbia, IL, 62236. For more information, please access our website, www.leesmanfuneralhome.com. Leesman Funeral Home, Columbia, IL, handled arrangements.
Darlene D. Jacobs, 87 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on April 26, 2021 at de Greeff Hospice House, St. Louis, MO. She was born March 27, 1934, in Fults, IL. She was the daughter of the late Alfred, and Elsie, nee Hoffmann, Altes. She was... View Obituary & Service Information
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