Dennis Lee Jacobs, 77, of New London, died Thursday, January 30th at his home. His memorial service will be at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 15th at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. Visitation will be one hour prior to his service. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. www.hafh.org
Dennis Lee Jacobs was born on June 15, 1942, in Willmar, the son of John and Bernice (Brooks) Jacobs. He was baptized and later confirmed at First Presbyterian Church in Willmar. Denny attended school in Willmar and graduated from Willmar High School with the Class of 1960. Two years after high school, Dennis enlisted in the Air Force where he served from 1962-1970. During this time Denny lived in Italy and Crete, Greece. Following his honorable discharge Dennis furthered his education at St. Cloud State University where he received an accounting degree. He started working at AO Smith Accounting in Milwaukee, WI, before he moved back to Willmar. In 1986 Dennis and his brother Jack opened The House of Jacobs, where he continued to work until 2013. He had many dogs throughout his life and loved each one.
Denny is survived by his siblings: Jim (and Betty) Jacobs of Aitkin, Lois (and Larry) Lohn of Willmar, Jack (and Gina) Jacobs of Willmar, Rick Jacobs of Cloquet, and Lori (Jef) Sandahl of Corcoran; and former sister-in-law, Pat Jacobs of Willmar. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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