Jacobs, James


Born: Apr 24, 1924
Died: Mar 24, 2017

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Jacobs, James Edwin
Passed away on Thursday March 24, 2017 at his home in Stratford. Jim was formerly of Newton and was born 92 years ago in Mornington Township.  He was the son of the late William and Elizabeth (Thorndyke) Jacobs.
Beloved husband of Ruby (Bast) Jacobs who he married June 6, 1953. Loving father of Gary Jacobs (predeceased), George and Cathy Jacobs of St. Jacobs, Diane and Bill Cassel of Grand Bend.  Sadly missed by his grandchildren Chad, Sandi (Robin), Jamie (Karen), Cory, Stephanie (Mike), Ted (Courtney), Billy (Dani) and his great-grandchildren Hailie, Roger, Colton, Jaz, Dai, Madison, Kayannah and Liam.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gladys Zimmerman of Sarnia, Edna and Harold Braun of Waterloo, Elaine Jacobs, Joyce Jacobs both of Stratford, Vern Bast of Milverton and Clarence and Laurene Bast of Millbank.  Jim was predeceased by his sisters Isobel and Harry Reis, Shirley and Howard Schade, brothers Bob Jacobs, Fred Jacobs and sister-in-law Grace Bast.   
Jim loved raising Belgian horses and time spent with his family.
Family and friends will be received at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 7 Spencer Street, Milverton on Monday March 27, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. again on Tuesday March 28, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m.  with Pastor Elaine Clark-Siberry officiating.  Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Milverton.  As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or Listowel Memorial Hospital. 
Online condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca

Visitation Information

Date:

Mar 27, 2017

Time:

2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

Location:

Mark Jutzi Funeral Home – Milverton
7 Spencer Street
Milverton, Ontario
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2nd Visitation Information

Date:

Mar 28, 2017

Time:

10-10:45 a.m.

Location:

Mark Jutzi Funeral Home – Milverton
7 Spencer Street
Milverton, Ontario
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Service Information

Date:

Mar 28, 2017

Time:

11 a.m.

Location:

Mark Jutzi Funeral Home – Milverton
7 Spencer Street
Milverton, Ontario
N0K 1M0
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Interment Information

Location:

Greenwood Cemetery
Cobalt Street
Milverton, Ontario
N0K 1M0
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Charities

Although charitable funds are sent directly to the charity, please remember to contact us directly to give a card from you to the family in memory of their loved one.

Heart & Stroke Foundation – Huron Perth Unit
Huron/Perth/Oxford Chapters
556 Huron Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 5T9
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Listowel Memorial Hospital
255 Elizabeth Street East
Listowel, Ontario
N4W 2P5
519-291-3120


Condolences

Condolence from Joan MacDonald sent on April 24, 2017

Ruby, was shocked and saddened when I read your Thank You in Banner this week. Hadn’t heard prior that your Jim had passed on.
Sending sincere sympathy to you Ruby along with hugs. RIP Jim. I know he’ll build his famous bonfires in heaven, just as he did in
Paradise.

Condolence from Garry and Kay Schwartzentruber sent on April 3, 2017

Very Sorry for you loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you all

Condolence from Ralph and Eleanor Elg sent on March 28, 2017

Sincere Sympathy Ruby and Family.

Condolence from June Raycraft(Mogk) sent on March 27, 2017

Ruby and family. My deepest sympathy to you and your family at this most difficult time. My mother was Anna Jacobs Jim’s first cousin. I emailed my cousin out west to tell my Uncle Ross. You and Jim came to my house to visit Ross on one of visits to Ontario.

Condolence from Earl and Marg Illman sent on March 27, 2017

Ruby and all the Jocobs family. Sorry to hear of the passing of Jim . God bless all of you at this time.

Condolence from Beth Cassel sent on March 27, 2017

Sincere sympathy to Ruby and her family at this time of loss, Jim will be missed by so many.

Condolence from Tammy Reis sent on March 27, 2017

Thinking of you, Ruby, and your family at this time.

Condolence from Janice Wick sent on March 27, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family at this time of deep sadness..keep strong..he was a wonderful man

Condolence from Greg and Brenda Smith sent on March 26, 2017

Sorry to hear of Jims (Dad) passing he was always there with a smile going to miss him I guess now he will have to behave

Condolence from Gloria Butler and family sent on March 26, 2017

Very sad to hear of Jim’s passing. Sat around many campfires over the years at Family Paradise. Deepest Sympathies Gloria

Condolence from Ken and Maranda Richard sent on March 26, 2017

Ruby and Family
So sorry for your loss of Jim, he will be missed. We have many fond memories of campfires together, and we will forever cherish the wagon he built for us.
Ken, Maranda and Kelly Richard, Family Paradise

Condolence from Jeff Albrecht sent on March 26, 2017

Sorry to hear about Jimmy.. Jim and yourself were very kind and loving neighbors of mine at. Family Paradise.. thank you Ruby for letting me get to know you and Jim over the years. God Bless

Condolence from Edward& Melinda Raycraft sent on March 26, 2017

Sorry to hear that Jim has passed away. He was a great guy and he was always happy. Ruby our deepest sympathies to you and the family. Melinda and I will always remember the trip we made to visit you and Jim in Florida. May you and the family have peace in knowing that he is at peace.

Condolence from Edith Thomas sent on March 26, 2017

My sincere sympathy to you Ruby, George and Diane and your families.
Ruby.I can’t believe that it was 1953 that you and Jim where married and moved in across the road from us. I always enjoyed spending time at your house.

Condolence from BettyAnn & Ken Mayberry sent on March 25, 2017

Thoughts and prayers to the Jacob family at this sad time. May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. Jim was a wonderful thoughtful person.

Condolence from Shirley and George Vallance sent on March 25, 2017

To Aunt Ruby, George and Cathy, Diane and Bill and all the grandchildren. Our hearts ache for your loss. I will always remember Uncle Jim’s big smile, his endearing chuckle and his great sense of humour. May your good memories help you through this difficult time.

Condolence from Shirley and George Vallance sent on March 25, 2017

To Aunt Ruby, George and Cathy, Diane and Bill and all the grandchildren. Our hearts ache for your loss. I will always remember Uncle Jim’s big smile, his endearing chuckle and his great sense of humour. May your good memories help you through this difficult time.

Condolence from Nancy O’Neil sent on March 25, 2017

Ruby, and family, my prayers are with all of you. Heaven has a new angel. Jim, was a very kind and compassionate person. He will be missed by many. Love Nancy

Condolence from Joyce (Hopf) and Bill Stubbings sent on March 25, 2017

To Ruby and Family . My heart goes out to you all. What a special man Jim was. His love of a good joke and good nature is what I will remember . Thoughts and prayers being sent…

Condolence from Doris & Buster Harding sent on March 25, 2017

Our deepest sympathy to Ruby and family at this difficult time. May you find peace & cherish the great times & memories of a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.

Condolence from Garry & Judy Schweitzer sent on March 24, 2017

Sincere Sympathy to Ruby and family. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Cherish your fond memories of good times.

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