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Jacobs, Bernice D.

Bernice D. Jacobs (Mrs. Robert J. Jacobs), 89, Luxemburg died late Saturday evening, Feb. 15, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay. She was born in Bay Settlement, to the late Joseph and Mamie (Van Egeren) Moureau on Feb. 9, 1925. On May 8, 1948. Bernice married Robert J. Jacobs at Holy Cross Church in Bay Settlement. She enjoyed trips to Medjugore and her love of the rosary. Her children will never forget the smell of her homemade bread and chili. Bernice always had time for a quick game of cards. She loved to yodel and sing and share the joy she carried in her heart. Bernice was a member of St. Mary Church, Luxemburg and the Christian Mother Society at St. Mary Church.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years and their children, Pat (John) Wierer, Jerry (Kaye) Jacobs, Terri (Bill) Simon, all of Casco; Joe (Helen) Jacobs, Mike (Donna) Jacobs, Chris (Don) Kriescher, all of New Franken; Randy (Julie) Jacobs, Luxemburg; Jean (Dan) Peterman, Grifton, N.C.; 24 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Richard (Joan) Moureau, Green Bay; Rita Moureau, Luxemburg; six sisters and five brothers-in-law, Joyce Berg, Green Bay; Doris (Clarence) Ducat, Denmark; Jean Smits, Green Bay; Rita (Pete) Jauquet, Brussels; Loretta (Dale) Vanderkin, Plymouth; Rose Mary (Constance) Vanness, Green Bay; Richard Bielinski, Sheboygan; three brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law, Celina Vande Voort, Green Bay; Annabelle Skaletski, Mary Lou Jacobs, both of New Franken; Russell Jacobs, Ron (Darlene) Jacobs, all of Green Bay; Rev. William J. Jacobs Jr., Michigan; many nieces and nephews.

Bernice was preceded in death by one infant daughter, Mary Ann; one son, Robert A. Jacobs; one daughter-in-law, Joyce Jacobs; one brother, Walter Moureau; four sisters and six brothers-in-law, Sister Mary John "Grace" Moureau, Marilyn (Milton) Craanen, Judy (Darrell) Lardinois, Shirley Bielinski, Stanley Bosetski, Carl Berg, Donald Smits, Orlin Pirlot; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Arleen (Edwin) Verheyden, Helen Jacobs, Norbert Skaletski and Richard Vande Voort.

Friends may call at St. Mary Church, 1412 Main Street, Luxemburg 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Closing parish prayer service 7 p.m. Tuesday. Visitation will continue Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at the church between 9 and 10:45 a.m. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Milton Suess officiating. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Luxemburg. McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG, is assisting the Jacobs Family.

The Jacobs Family would like to thank the staff at Anna's House in New Franken, all of the caregivers on 9th floor at St. Vincent Hospital and Unity Hospice. They not only took care of our Mom, you made us feel better with your care and concern.

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2014
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