Gary L. "Jake" Jacobs, age 74 of Delton, Michigan, passed away December 4, 2018 at the Medilodge of Marshall.
Gary was born on November 18, 1944 in Sidney, Nebraska, the son of Russell J. and Hilda (Schubarth) Jacobs. He graduated from High School in Aurora, Colorado. Jake honorably served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1969. Over the years he was employed by E.W. Bliss and D.S. Machine and retired from Grand Rapids Machine Repair.
Jake enjoyed fishing, hunting, skeet shooting, cutting wood, gardening and spending time with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Hilda Jacobs and brother, Jerry Jacobs.
Jake is survived by his daughters, Carrie DeMott of Hastings, Heather (Jeff) Korteway of Mattawan, MI, granddaughter, Autumn DeMott, grandson, Jacob Steidle, great-grandson, Kaison Stridle, and sister, Sandy Jacobs of Nebraska.
A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings. Military honors will be provided by active military personnel.
Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings. To leave an online condolence, visit www.girrbachfuneralhome.net.