Irene Dallas (1924 - 2008)
Surnames: Jakobi, Herdt, Brown, Seldon, Klemm, Jacoby, Sonderegger, Waddel, Sischo
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 20 Sept. 2008
Jakobi, Irene Dallas (3 Sept. 1924 - 16 Sept. 2008)
GRANTON Irene D. Jakobi, 84, Granton, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at the Neillsville Memorial Home.
A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Cuddie Funeral Home in Loyal with the Rev. Mike Herdt officiating. Interment of cremains will take place at a later date at Salem Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.
Irene Dallas Brown was born Sept. 3, 1924, at Cable to Alexander and Hazel (Seldon) Brown. She was raised in the Cable area until the age of nine. Her family then moved to Clark County. Irene was united in marriage to Roland "Butch" Jakobi on Jan. 24, 1942, in Loyal. They farmed in the Greenwood, Christie and Granton areas. Her husband died on Jan. 17, 1990. Irene continued to reside north of Granton until entering the Neillsville Memorial Home in November 2007. She enjoyed gardening and canning.
She is survived by three sons, Roger of Loyal, Ronald (Donna) and Kenneth (Rita), all of Granton; 10 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; one brother, Ralph (Elaine) Brown of Florida; two sisters, Barbara Klemm of Illinois, Virginia (Franklin "Huntz") Jacoby of Wisconsin Rapids; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roland; three sons, Terry, Bruce and Richard Jakobi; one grandson, Thomas Jakobi; four brothers, Wesley, Samual, Kenneth and Lawrence Brown; and four sisters, Laura Sonderegger, Eunic Brown, Stella Waddel and Helen Sischo.
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