Marcel Jakoby, 89, of Clinton, IL, passed away at 1:46 PM, May 5, 2019 at Manor Court, Clinton, IL.


Graveside services will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Crum Cemetery, Wapella, IL with Rev. Fr. James Henning officiating.  Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements.


Memorials may be directed to Marcel Jakoby Memorial Fund.


Marcel was born in Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg to Jean J. and Josephine M.  He married Phyllis Finger November 4, 1972 in Aurora, IL.


Survivors include his wife, Phyllis, Clinton, IL; children Josette (Allen), Clinton, IL, and Eric (Karen), Decatur, IL, 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandsons, and brother, Jean Pierre (Maisy), Bascharage, Luxembourg; many nieces, nephews and their families.


He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister, and 2 brothers.


Marcel enjoyed watching sports, especially watching and playing soccer and golf.   He played soccer for 26 years and held the record for most goals in one year. For many years he drove for CF Consolidation Freight way in the LaSalle/Peru area.


The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Liberty Village for their wonderful care.

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