HUNTLEY – Allen R. Jacobs, 47, of Huntley, died tragically Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at his home.|
He was born May 21, 1965, in Elgin, the son of Richard and Alta "Irish" (Offenheiser) Jacobs.
Allen graduated from Huntley High School in 1984, then attended Costa Mesa Community College in Costa Mesa, Calif.
He was a fun-loving, gregarious guy who lived life to the fullest and always had a positive, carefree attitude. He touched so many lives and will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his mother, Irish, of Lake in the Hills; his sisters, Cindy Shanahan of River Grove and Pamela Jacobs of Sarasota, Fla.; and his dear nephew and nieces, T.J. Shanahan Jr., Dannielle M. Shanahan, Kelly Powers and Caroline Powers.
He was preceded in death by his father; his brother, John Jacobs; and his brother-in-law, Terry Shanahan.
A memorial visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the memorial service at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11008 N. Church St., Huntley, with the Rev. Charles W. Kittel officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Huntley Fire Protection District.
James A. O'Connor Funeral Home in Huntley is assisting the family. For information, call the funeral home at 847-669-5111 or visit the website at www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Feb. 6, 2013