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Emily Jacobsmeier

April 13, 2017 GMT

Emily Jacobsmeier, 80, of Davenport, and formerly of Ft. Madison, passed away at 5:11 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

She was born on Nov. 2, 1936, in Fort Madison, to Manuel and Sara Pabon Cangas. Emily married Edward Kane in October of 1980 and he passed away in January of 1991. She then married Wendell Jacobsmeier on Jan. 13, 2001 in Keokuk.

She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Davenport and a former member of Sacred Heart Church in Fort Madison. She enjoyed gardening, music, dancing, singing and bowling.

Survivors include her husband, Wendell Jacobsmeier of Davenport; a sister, Nettie Hernandez of Fort Madison; a brother, Leonard Cangas of Des Moines; five stepchildren, Theresa Matlick of Parker, CO, Lisa Snodgrass of Quincy, Ill., David (Stephanie) Jacobsmeier of Keokuk, Todd Jacobsmeier of Portland, OR and Sean (Theresa) Jacobsmeier of Davenport; nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents and first husband.

Emily asked for pardon of all whom she has injured and she forgives all who have injured her.

A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 17, at Sacred Heart Church in Fort. Madison. The family will meet with friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church and burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Per her wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.

A memorial has been established in her memory and online condolences may be left at