Margaret Jacobs

Margaret (Marge/Margie) Dorothy
Jacobs, age 99, formerly of 37 N. Boardman St, Fond du Lac, passed away on
Friday, April 12, 2019, at Tarfa Terrace in the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home.  She was born in Beaver Dam, WI, on September
30, 1919, a daughter of William A. and Pearl H. (Steitz) Essmann. Marge
graduated from Fond du Lac Senior High School in 1937. On June 28, 1941, she
married LaVerne “Red” Jacobs at St. Paul’s Cathedral Church in Fond du Lac.


She was employed by Infant Socks
and J.C. Penney, retiring in 1981. She was a member of St. Paul’s Cathedral
Church where she was a licensed lay minister, a member of St. Mary’s Guild, the
Mouse Factory, Broken Bread, and Loaves and Fishes. She was a volunteer for EAA
at the Convention Bureau and Docent at the Galloway House and Village. She was
a voting poll worker and was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary and TOPS. She has
been a resident of Tarfa Terrace since 2013.


Survivors include her daughter
and son-in-law, Sandy and Bob Pagel; three sons, Gary and Linda Jacobs of
Lomira, Robert Jacobs and William Jacobs of Eagle River; ten grandchildren,
Christy and Brad Wasieleski of North Fond du Lac, Jeremy Pagel and Andrew
Goldsby of Madison, Tanya and Jason Heimke of Neenah, Jessica and Rick Pribnow
of Lomira, Kim and Jerry Golla of Fond du Lac, Kelly Jacobs of Oshkosh, Kory
Jacobs of North Fond du Lac, Jason and Wendy Jacobs of Rosendale, Joe Reinhardt
of Sheboygan, Jason and Peggy Reinhardt of Fond du Lac; fifteen
great-grandchildren, Colton and Carson Wasieleski, Addyson Heimke, Sydney,
Avery, and Riley Pribnow, Fischer, Porter, and Thatcher Golla, Casey Jones,
Emily, Micheala, and Chase Jacobs, Keagan and Parker Reinhardt, Chris Hafemann;
one brother, Harvey and Terry Essmann of San Antonio, TX; special friend, Dan
Bauer of Missouri, and Amanda Jacobs of Oshkosh; and many other relatives and


She was preceded in death by her
parents; her husband, LaVerne “Red” on June 13, 1990; two sisters, Ruth
Kastorff and Dorothy Kollmann; two brothers, Robert Essmann and Albert Essmann;
one daughter-in-law, Sandy Jacobs.


Visitation will take place on
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral
Home, 524. N. Park Ave, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. Funeral service will follow the
visitation on Tuesday at 3:00 PM at St. Paul’s Cathedral Church, 51 W. Division
St, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. Burial will follow the service at Avoca Cemetery,
Oakfield, WI.


We would like to thank the staff
at Tarfa Terrace, Marquardt Hospice, and Lakeland Care, for the great care and
compassion they have given. A special thank you to Roger and Marie Funk for
their weekly devotion bringing in the Holy Sacrament. Marge was a very loving
and giving woman! She enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest. Her LOVE will
continue on through all the lives she has touched, especially her family and


Memorials may be directed to St.
Paul’s Cathedral in Margaret’s memory.


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