John Jacobs

 John Joseph Jacobs died Sunday May 31, at the age of 92. Mr. Jacobs was born on April 7, 1928 a son of William Aloysius and Mildred Anna Balmes Jacobs. 

He married JoAnn Cummings on Oct. 25, 1949 at the Holy Family Catholic Church, Elcho where he was a lifelong member. She preceded him in death on Sept. 29, 1999. 

A lifelong resident of Elcho, he was a small business owner and spent the majority of his time outdoors doing what he loved best, being a logger. 

He is survived by 11 daughters, Jean Trzebiatowski, Wausau, Mary Ann Kline (Dana Heintz), Marshfield, Barbara (Larry) Fonder, Antigo, Rose Earsley, Crane, Mo., Laura Hatch, Libertyville, Ill., Donna Chabrecek, Crane, Mo., Kate (Brad) Riggleman, Charles Town, W. Va., Mildred (Clinton) Hitt, Beaver Dam, Lisa Brown, San Antonio, Texas, JoAnn Godwin, Middleton, and Linda (John) Gantz, Green Bay; three sons, Peter Jacobs, Rhinelander, John (Barb) Jacobs, Kenosha and Joe (Amy) Jacobs, Elcho; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by a brother, William; sister, Mildred England; grandson, Paul Stanley Jacobs; granddaughter, Ashley Chabrecek; sons-in-law, Ronald Trzebiatowski, David Kline, Harvey Earsley, William Hatch, Joseph Chabrecek and Anthony Brown. 

A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 5 at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Elcho. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Elcho Historical Society, P.O. Box 412 Elcho, Wisc., 54428. 

Bradley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences at

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