David J. Jacobs, 79

David John Jacobs, age 79, of Loretto, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto.

There will be a gathering of family and friends Monday, Aug. 15 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, and continuing Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church, prior to Mass.

Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

David was born July 15, 1937, in Minneapolis, to Lawrence and Dorothy (Snodgrass) Jacobs.

He was a longtime postmaster in Loretto, and had a love for fishing and reading.

David was a loving husband, dad, and grandpa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Dorothy; and siblings Judy, Dale and Larry.

David is survived by his wife of 56 years, Betty; children Kim (Mark) Laffrenzen, Todd (Melissa) Jacobs, and Mark (Trish) Jacobs; five grandchildren; and siblings Beverly Hamer, Jerome (Judy) Jacobs, and Therese (Vince) Thellin.

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