Lee J. Jacobs
SOURCE: Grave stone photo taken of headstone on, 19 March 2009 by, SLJuhl RNBSC, Compiler & son Michael Dean McCoy II; Both of Moline, Illinois. Lee J. Jacobs is the son of Andrew & Mary B. Stacy Jacobs. Arsenal Island, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois; Rock Island National Cemetery, Section "F", Grave 524. STONE READS: LEE J JACOBS ILLINOIS PFC 123 FLD ARTY BN 33 INFANTRY DIV WORLD WAR II JANUARY 20 1905 MARCH 25 1955; Administration information states he was buried 29 March 1955. [20 March 2009, SLJuhl RNBSC, Compiler]
SOURCE: Moline Public Library, 3210 - 41st Street, Moline, Illinois 61265 [www.molinelibrary.com]; Obtained: 18 November 2008; by SLJuhl RNBSC, Compiler & Family Genealogist
Newspaper: The Daily Dispatch [copy of article from microfilm]
Location of Newspaper: Rock Island County, Illinois
Page: 10; Dated: Saturday, March 26, 1955; Titled: Deaths and Funerals
Lee J. Jacobs, 50, of 224 - 13th St. Rock Island, a truck driver for the City of Rock Island the last six years, died yesterday in St. Anthony's Hospital (located in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois and is now a nursing care facility) where he had been a patient since March 4.
Services will be at 10:30 Tuesday morning in Wheelan Funeral Home. The Rev. Donald H. Gibbs, pastor of the First Methodist church will officiate. Burial will be in National Cemetary, Arsenal Island. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 tomorrow afternoon.
Mr. Jacobs was born Jan. 20, 1905, in Oquawka (Henderson County, Illinois), a son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jacobs. He was reared in New Boston and married the former Ada L. Frost, Jan. 2, 1947, in Rock Island. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Davenport Eagles and Moose Lodges. He was of Methodist faith.
Mr. Jacobs moved to Rock Island from New Boston 22 years ago and since made his home there.
Surviving are the widow; three step-daughters, Mesdames Pauline Morris, Milan, Irvin Jordan, Colona, and Clarence Schultz, Rock Island; eight step-sons, Earl and George Arnold, both of Davenport, John and Berlin Arnold, both of Rock Island, Sam Arnold, Burbank, Calif. Richard Jacobs, serving with the U.S. Army in Germany, Lee Jacobs, at home; and Roy Jacobs, at home; two brothers, Earl Jacobs, New Boston, and Sam Jacobs, Rock Island.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and two brothers." [Transcribed 18 November 2008, SLJuhl RNBSC, Compiler & Family Genealogist; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]