Jacque “Jack” M. Jacoby Sr

Godfrey | Monday, January 21 2013

Jacque “Jack” M. Jacoby Sr. went to meet the Lord on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 11:03 pm after succumbing to a lengthy illness.

He was born on March 8, 1926 to John E. and Mildred (Kolb) Jacoby.

On April 6, 1947, he married his sweetheart, Lucy H. Coleman of Alton.

Jack was a Maintenance Troubleshooter for Owens IL Glass Factory until their closing in 1984. He enjoyed stock cars, both owning and driving them every Friday night and fishing.

In addition to his wife of 65 years, he is survived by two daughters and one son, Barbara (Wain) Groves, Vicki (Steve) Krummelbein, and Jacque “Butch” (Gloria) Jacoby Jr.; eight grandchildren, Kelly (Mark) Lemons, Missy Skinner and her fiancé Jeff Cannon, Allen Groves, Bryon Krummelbein and his significant other, Talia Long, Michele Krummelbein, Jacque (Lesa) Jacoby III, Kristina (Jeff) Ottwell, Juan Jose Jacoby and eighteen great grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister Marcia Blasioli of Alton and two brothers, Mike Jacoby and Don Jacoby of Godfrey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Geraldine Smith and Helen Pace and one brother, Harrison Jacoby.

Visitation will be from 4 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey, IL.

Funeral Service will be at 10am on Friday, January 25, 2013 at the Heartland Baptist Church in Alton with Pastor Jim Grant officiating.

Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey, IL.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Baptist Church.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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