Wilson Sara (Jacobs) Wilson, age 93, was called Home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 19, 2013. She was the firstborn child to Clarence and Margaret Jacobs on August 11, 1919, in Columbus, Ohio. She attended Columbus Public Schools, and is a graduate of South High School. Sara married Ralph Wilson in 1946, and together they raised their two children, Cynthia and Todd. She began Her career at D.C.S.C., where she retired in 1978, after 30 years of service. Sara was very skilled at knitting and crochet, and she shared her talent with others for many years as a craft teacher at Sears. Sara was a devoted wife and mother, who loved spending time with family and friends. She was married to Ralph for 46 years, until his passing in 1992. She spent her remaining years living comfortably with her son, Todd, and his family. Sara was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Margaret Jacobs, husband Ralph Wilson, and brothers Clarence and Thomas Jacobs. She is survived by loving daughter, Cynthia Wilson of New Haven, CT; loving son, Todd (Quinn) Wilson of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Brett Wilson of Chicago, IL, Brittini Robinson, of Orlando, FL, and Jacob Wilson of Columbus, OH; sisters, Eleanor Warfield, Ruth Porter and Mary Gray of Springfield, OH; brother, James Jacobs of Columbus, OH; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. At Sara's request, her body was donated to science. The will be a private memorial held in Sara's honor, for family and close friends. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Grace Hospice, 355 E. Campus View Blvd., Suite 270, Columbus, Ohio 43235. The family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to all family and friends who have shown acts of kindness during Sara's illness, and after her passing.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 24, 2013