John Jacobi

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Jacobi, John Saginaw, Michighan Passed away Saturday, January 30, 2010. Age 86 years. John G. Jacobi was born December 25, 1924 in Saginaw to Peter and Anna Jacobi. He married Lois Manning on June 2, 1956. She passed away on January 30, 2000. John retired as a draftsman for General Motors Malleable Division. He served his country in the U.S.M.C. during World War Two as a sharp shooter, and was an avid boxer in the military. He enjoyed golf in his retirement years. Surviving are his daughter Sally Jacobi, a sister Jean Delaney, 2 sister in laws Patricia Manning and Karen Solek, 2 granddaughters Stephanie and Samantha, 3 great grandchildren; Kendal, Kelsey and Kalee, many loving nieces and nephews, 3 great nieces, his good friends Don Comstock, Bob Burk and Howard Eimers, his special friends Sally (Carl) Bank, and his granddog Riley. John was predeceased by 2 sisters Helen Briggs, and Anna Franklin. Funeral service will take place 11 AM Thursday, Feb. 4th at Peace Lutheran Church, 3427 Adams Ave. Rev. Paul R. Hinz will officiate. Military honors under the auspices of American Legion Post 439 will be observed at Roselawn Cemetery at 2PM. Friends and family will gather at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home on S. Midland Rd (SouthM 47) on Wednesday from 12 noon to 4PM and 6PM to 8PM, and at the church on Thursday one hour before the funeral. In leiu of flowers, memorial offerings are suggested to the discretion of the Jacobi family. To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of John Jacobi, please visit our Tribute Store.

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