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Obituary for Roger Jacobs

August 30, 1932 - July 17, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 85


Roger Jacobs, age 85, of Holland, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Hermina; his children: Randall (Lauri) Jacobs, Evelyn (Dan) Schippa, Rodney (Sue) Jacobs, Evonne (Kevin) Compagner and Russell (Kerry) Jacobs; 13 grandchildren: Megan (Denny) Smith, Chris (Jamie) Schippa, Josh Schippa, Nicole (Matthew) Martin, Lauria (Joe) Sprik, Amy (Mike) Steen, Cindy (Rick) Whitsell, Carol (Robert) Ramos, Matthew (Kelly) Jacobs, Ethan (Bekah) Jacobs, Mandy Compagner, Ashley (Casey) Van Zoeren and Dustin Compagner; 22 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren;
siblings: Lois (Lloyd) Immink, Arlene (Ron) Morley, Sharon (Rick) De Haan, Judy Windemuller, Paul (Marie) Jacobs, Dave (Cindy) Jacobs, Arlene Koeman, Glenn (Shirley) Schrotenboer, Ruth Brouwer, in-laws: Joyce Jacobs, Shirley Jacobs, Jason (Barb) Walters, Alvin (Barb) Jager and John (Mary) Jager.

Rog proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War; he retired from Brooks Beverage and was a member of Christ Memorial Church. For over 35 years Rog and Hermina owned Through the Looking Glass, a stained glass business and traveled to many craft shows.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 East 16th Street, Holland. The funeral service and military honors will be at 12 noon, Friday, July 20, 2018 in the Sanctuary at Christ Memorial Church, 595 Graafschap Road, Holland. Interment will be in Graafschap Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Holland or the Parkinson's Foundation.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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