Ocean City Today

Marieta Ann Jacobs

Apr 06, 2017
Marieta Ann Jacobs

printed 04/07/2017

Ocean Pines

Marieta Ann Jacobs, age 88, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

Originally from Davenport, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret Fischlein Hart.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Richard Jacobs, Sr., and children, Christopher L. Jacobs, of Dundalk, Maryland, Timothy S. Jacobs, of Arvada, Colorado, Theresa A. Jacobs, of Ocean Pines, and Richard A. Jacobs, Jr., of Arvada, Colorado. She was a loving grandmother to David C. Jacobs. Also surviving is her sister, Kathy Knickrehm of Davenport, Iowa.

Mrs. Jacobs graduated from Immaculata High School in Davenport, Iowa, and earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Marycrest College. She was trained and worked as a medical technician, then vacationed in Europe and lovingly returned to Germany where she worked for several years as a Service Club director for the Armed Forces.

Back in the states, she worked for NIH in Washington D.C. It was there singing in a church choir, where she met a tenor in song and they married after a brief courtship. As her children grew up, she expanded her love for antiques as a dealer.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church near Ocean Pines. Rev. Joseph MPR Cocucci officiated. A visitation was held on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Interment was at Gate of Heaven in Silver Spring, Maryland.

A donation in her memory may be made to: Soaring Eagle, P.O. Box 879, Billings, Montana 59103. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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