Dallas L. Jacob, 96, formerly of San Jose passed away at 8:25 p.m. on January 4, 2018, at St. Clara’s Manor.
Dallas was born on February 18, 1921, in Mason County, IL; son of William and Rosa (Imig) Jacob. He married Irma Griffin on August 4, 1940, in St. Charles, MO. She preceded him in death on August 29, 2015, after 75 years of marriage.
Surviving Dallas are his Children: Gary Jacob of Lincoln, IL, Linda (Thomas) Hashman of Lincoln, IL, and Robert (Dorinda) Jacob of Beason, IL; grandchildren: Kevin Hashman, Paula (Steve) Crawford, Coralee (Brian) Stoltzenburg, Sarah Jacob, and Darren Jacob; great-grandchildren: Zachary Lee, Emma Stoltzenburg, Kate Stoltzenburg, and Evan Crawford; one great-great-grandchild: Preston Lee-Boch. Dallas was preceded in death by his parents, one son: Larry Jacob, and his sister: Ruth Leinweber.
Dallas was a retired farmer in San Jose area after retiring helped several farmers in Mason and Logan County. He also worked 16 years at the Lincoln Park District. He was a long time member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in San Jose, where he held many offices in the church. He became a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, after moving to Lincoln, IL.
Dallas enjoyed being with his family and telling his many jokes, helping to bring joy to his family and friends. He liked fishing, playing horseshoes, and other games. He played many instruments in a band called the "Cookie Dusters” at house and community dances. He and his wife were members of Linpro Square Dance Club.
Services for Dallas will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 11, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church with Rev. Mark Thompson officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, atFricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL. Burial at Mason City Cemetery will follow the service. Memorials may be made in Dallas’ name to Zion Lutheran Church or School.