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Lawrence Jacobs, 88, Whitewater

April 26, 2017 GMT

WHITEWATER — Lawrence Jacobs, 88, of Whitewater, pass­ed away on Monday, April 24, 2017, at his home.

Larry was born in LaGrange on Oct. 6, 1928, the son of Marion D. and Minerva (Knuteson) Jacobs.

He graduated from Whitewater High School, Class of 1946.

Larry married Beatrice Mulks on April 9, 1949. Larry and Bea farmed most of their married lives. He also retired after 30 years with Hawthorne Mellody Farms.

Surviving are his wife, Beatrice of Whitewater; and two sons, Daniel (Sally) Jacobs of Atlanta, Ga., and Gordon Jacobs of Fort Atkinson. Also surviving are two brothers, Donald Jacobs of Whitewater and Arnold Jacobs of Bruce.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents; daughter-in-law, JoAnne Jacobs; a sister, Norma (Jacobs) Schilt; and a brother, Edward Jacobs.

In accordance with Lawrence’s wishes, there will be no visitation and services. A private service for the immediate family will be held at Hillside Cemetery in Whitewater.

The Nitardy Funeral Home in Whitewater is assisting the family.