Mercedes M. Jacobs - Departed on Jan 22, 2018 - Green Bay, Wisconsin
Mercedes M. Jacobs - Departed on Jan 22, 2018 - Green Bay, Wisconsin

Mercedes M. Jacobs

Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Aug 17, 1929

Died on Jan 22, 2018 and resided in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Mercedes “Mers” M. Jacobs, 88, Green Bay, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018, peacefully at home with family. She was born on August 17, 1929, Green Bay, to the late Arthur and Helen (Mortensen) VanMeerbeek. Mers met the love of her life Ron Jacobs at Northland Hotel and were married on July 7, 1951. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mers loved to watch them swim in the backyard pool. She had a passion for flowers and gardening especially her roses.

Mers will be sadly missed by her husband of 67 years Ronald Jacobs, her children, Gary (Sue) Jacobs, Al (Sandy) Jacobs, Mary Jacobs, Ron Jr. (Brenda) Jacobs, and Jean (Terry) Larsen; grandchildren, Jessica (Chris) Brown, Brooke (Mike) Neville, Josh (Leah) Jacobs, Jason (Nicole) Jacobs, Ryan Jacobs Andrew Jacobs, Kayla (Nathan) Kleczewski, Micael Jacobs, Katelyn (Alex) Paque, Brandon Larsen, and Jacob Larsen; great-grandchildren, Hannah, Caleb, Luke, Zoey, Alivia, Liam, Hutson, Marlee, and Ruby; sister, Corrine (Bill) Bishop; sisters, Diana Westcott, Cindy Mooren, sister in-law and brother in-law, Joan (Bob) McDonald.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son Jim Jacobs; sister, Monnie Tomcheck, and her brother, Arthur VanMeerbeek.   

 Visitation will be on Friday, January 26, 2018, at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 130 St. Matthew St., from 9:00 a.m. until the time of mass. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. at church with Reverend Robert Kabat officiating. Entombment will be at Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com.

The family extends their sincere gratitude to the staff at Helping Hands and at Unity Hospice for the care given to Mers.   



Mass of Christian Burial: Friday Jan 26, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church

Visitation: Friday Jan 26, 2018, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Joshua Ferguson

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