Bertha Mae Jacobs

February 5, 1937 ~ February 15, 2019 (age 82)




 Bertha Jacobs, age 82, of Harmon, died Friday, February 15,

 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.

Bertha was born February 5, 1937 in Polo the daughter of Paul and> Frances (Schmiedebush) Heckman.  She married Earl Jacobs on March 15,

 1963 in Ogle County.  She was employed at C.J. Glassgow in Amboy and

 later farmed with her husband.  Bertha enjoyed fishing, camping,

 playing solitare and doing crossword puzzles.

Survivors include her husband, Earl of Harmon; one daughter, Debbie> (James) Lawson of Dixon; one son, Jeff (Kelly) Jacobs of Walnut; four

 grandchildren;  and twelve great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Eva

 Degraffenreid; one brother, John Heckman; two sisters, Pauline Eddy

 and Carol Rogers;  and one great grandson, Logan Jacobs.

 Per her wishes, there are no services.  Cremation rites will be


 In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Rock River

 Hospice and Home in Sterling.

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 Arrangements were completed by Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Dixon.






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