Charles Jacobs, 68, Mitchell, died Thursday, December 05, 2013, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Bittner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 pm Tuesday at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Charles Louis Jacobs, 68, joined the Angels on December 5, 2013.
Charles Louis Jacobs was born on February 17, 1945 to Lewis and Virginia (Christie) Jacobs in Bay City, MI. He lived in Essexville, MI until he joined the Air Force in 1966 were he spent four years serving in Thailand. Upon returning from the Air Force, he lived in Massachusetts.
Chuck moved to Mitchell in 1972 where he obtained employment as a mechanic at Wise Implement. He married Colleen Phinney on November 20, 1976 in Mitchell to which four children were born. Chuck moved to Byer, CO in 1992 where he continued to work as a diesel mechanic. In 2006 he moved back to Mitchell to be with his children during his retirement.
Chuck is survived by his children: Gail (Ron) Hahne, Ken (Kathy) Jacobs, Christina (Allan) Burns all of Mitchell, Charles (Carey) Jacobs, Sioux Falls; one sister, Judy (David) Wise of Mitchell; three brothers: Greg (Linda) Jacobs, Philip (Cindy) Jacobs and Mike (Carol) Jacobs all of Michigan; eleven granddaughters, six grandsons and six great-granddaughters.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Dennis and Gary, one sister, Mary Ellen and one great-granddaughter, Brittany Ann.