Of North Oaks Hilda was born in rural Garner, Iowa and passed to eternal life in North Oaks, MN at the age of nearly 91. She attended Iowa schools in her youth. She graduated from the University of Minnesota
with a BA and BS and was elected to Pi Lambda Theta, national honor society in education. After graduating she became a flight attendant for Trans World Airlines (TWA) during the early exciting days of commercial aviation. She married Keith E. Jacob in December of 1950; they had been introduced to one another by their U of MN campus pastor. Hilda taught in the Mounds View (MN) schools where she served on curriculum and public relations committees. She took additional classes at the U of MN to study art history in depth and became a 20 year docent at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), where she also served on committees and the Docent Board. She was a member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) serving on committees and the Board. She was a member of the Women's Club of Minneapolis, also serving on numerous committees. Her volunteer activities included Travelers Aid, hospital work and teaching Bible classes. She attended numerous adult education classes and enjoyed book clubs. With her husband she traveled widely in Europe and Asia visiting museums, cathedrals and places of historical interest. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Keith E. Jacob, her parents William and Martha Dorow, brother Norbert and his wife Mildred, and her sister Elda. She is survived by brothers Edgar Dorow (Dorcas) of Osage, Iowa, the Revered Maynard Dorow (Shirley) of Arden Hills, MN, Winton Dorow (Tavita) of Lubbock, TX, and sister Lois Druhan of Roseville MN. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews and beloved god-children. A memorial service will be held at Incarnation Lutheran Church, 4880 Hodgson Road, Shoreview, MN on Thursday, June 13 at 11 a.m. Family greeting time at 10 a.m. If desired, memorials may be made to a
. Hilda actively supported many church and public groups who alleviated hunger and suffering as well as educational institutions locally and worldwide.