Obit: Jakobi, Irene D. (1924 - 2008)
Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Jakobi, Seldon, Brown, Klemme, Sonderegger, Waddell, Sischo

----Source: Loyal TRG 24 September 2008

Jakobi, Irene D. (3 SEP 1924 - 16 SEP 2008)

Irene D. Jakobi, 84, Granton, died on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at the Neillsville Memorial Home. A memorial service was held at 7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal. The Rev. Mike Herdt officiated. Interment of cremains will take place at Salem Lutheran Cemetery at a later date.

Irene Dallas brown was born on Sept. 3, 1924, in Cable, to Alexander and Hazel (nee Seldon) Brown. She was raised in the Cable area until the age of 9. Her family then moved to Clark County. She married Roland "Butch" Jacobi on Jan. 24, 1942, in Loyal. They farmed in the Greenwood, Christie and Granton areas. Her husband died on Jan. 17, 1990. She continued to reside north of Granton until entering the Neillsville Memorial Home in November 2007. She enjoyed gardening and canning.

Survivors include three sons, Roger Jacobi, Loyal, Ronald (Donna) Jakobi, Granton, and Kenneth (Rita) Jacobi, Granton; 10 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; one brother, Ralph (Elaine) Brown, Florida; two sisters, Barbara Klemme, Illinois, and Virginia (Franklin "Huntz") Jakobi, Wisconsin Rapids; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Roland; three sons, Terry Jakobi, Bruce Jakobi, and Richard Jakobi; one grandson, Thomas Jakobi; four brothers, Wesley Brown, Samual Brown, Kenneth Brown, and Lawrence Brown; and Four sisters, Laura Sonderegger, Eunie Brown, Stella Waddell, and Helen Sischo.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal, is assisting the family with arrangements.



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