Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Ruth L. Jacobs, 92, Celina, died June 3, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born May 31, 1921, in Celina, to Frank and Jenny Fischer Alexander. On June 1, 1937, she married Arthur J. Jacobs, who died Oct. 24, 1989.
Survivors include three children, Robert Jacobs of Celina, Patricia and Robert Bullock of Lima, and Tom and Sue Jacobs of Celina; a son-in-law, Terry August of Celina; 20 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Frank Alexander of Celina; a sister, Eva Richie of Celina; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Alexander of Celina.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda August; and a son and daughter-in-law, Arthur (Sonia) Jacobs Jr.; sister, Fay Alexander, and brothers Harry Young and Bill Alexander.
She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, the Celina Eagles, American Legion and VFW auxiliaries and the Mercer County Sportsmen's Association. She retired from the former Buckeye Overall in Coldwater and formerly worked at Goodyear in St. Marys.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina. Burial will follow in North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Thursday and 9:30-10 a.m. Friday at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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