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Robert Jacobs, age 79, a resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico born in Cincinnati, Ohio passed away after a brief stay at Lovelace hospital on Monday, January 25, 2016.

Robert, known as Jake to his friends, was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle. He was a self-made man who was an Entrepreneur, Collector, Contractor, an Car enthusiast. He founded many businesses including New England Home Insulators, The Buffalo Hunter, Santa Fe Used Furniture Gallery, Tumbleweed Industrial Park, Tumbleweed Memorabilia, and The Antique Connection. In his younger years he was a nationally recognized collector of Cars, American Indian artifacts, and antique firearms. As a Contractor he built and flipped homes and industry property before it was popular, built Tumbleweed Industrial Park from the ground up, and remodeled and established the Antique Connection. When he played, he enjoyed drag racing, fishing, hunting, and flirting with the ladies.

Jake was a private man, passionate about his loves, a mentor too many, a visionary in business, and avid outdoorsman.

He will be missed by his wife, Mary Jane Jacobs; daughter, Nicole Terri Elisabeth Wolford her husband Jeffrey Wolford and daughter Zurka; step daughter, Lisa Dendy her husband Chris Dendy and their two children Ryan and Eric; step son, Darrin Graham his daughter Gabriel England and her son Milo; nephew, Mark Edward Jacobs; brother, Brian Edward Jacobs and his wife Carla Jacobs; and numerous friends.

A private memorial service will be held. Because of his love of animals, in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Animal Humane New Mexico, 615 Virginia St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.

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Daniels Family Funeral Services

7601 Wyoming Blvd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

505-821-0010
Published in Albuquerque Journal from Jan. 27 to Jan. 31, 2016
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