Sarah H. Jacobs
April 13, 1950 - July 17, 2021
Wednesday, July 21, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Liberty Freewill Baptist Church
Wednesday, July 21, 2:00 PM
Liberty Freewill Baptist Church
Sarah H. “Hazel” Jacobs, 71, of Topeka, Indiana, ran through the gates of Heaven, surrounded by her family on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital in LaGrange.
She was born April 13, 1950 in Hindman, Kentucky to Arthur and Juanita (Adkins) Ritchie. They preceded her in death.
On August 9, 1969 in Cromwell she married Joseph C. Jacobs, Sr. He survives in Topeka.
Mrs. Jacobs was a homemaker.
She was a member of Liberty Freewill Baptist Church in Wolcottville.
Hazel loved playing her guitar and singing for the Lord. Possessing a great sense of humor, she loved to laugh and talk. Her family will remember her as a mighty encourager who had her own sense of style in her choice of hats, boots, and clothing. She enjoyed tending to her rose bushes. But most importantly, she lived for the Lord.
Also surviving are a daughter, Connie (Barry) Thiessen of Columbia City; three sons, Joey (Rhonda) Jacobs of Cromwell, Jamey (Gwen) Jacobs of Statesville, North Carolina, and Joseph C. (Lisa Cochran) Jacobs, Jr. of Topeka; seven grandchildren, Joey Jacobs, Jr., Heather Jacobs, Stephen (Britni) McIntosh, Kayla (Colin) Briggs, Christopher Smith, Tyler Thiessen, and Gavin Portness; three great-grandchildren, Aaliyah Briggs, Liam Briggs, and Charlotte McIntosh; three sisters, Martha (Warren) Halsey of Ligonier, Alpha Wilcox of Ligonier, Debbie (Al) Carpenter of Ossian; five brothers, Dan (Brenda) Ritchie of Wolcottville, Arthur “Dick” (Debbie) Ritchie of Ligonier, Bobby Ritchie of Topeka, Oscar (Suzanne) Ritchie of Kentucky, and Charles “Chuck” (Belinda) Ritchie of Kentucky, and a sister-in-law, Debbie Hall of Florida.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Shannon Jacobs; a sister, Virginia Jacobs; three brothers, Donald Ray Ritchie, Dellano Ritchie, and Glen Ritchie; two sisters-in-law, Barb Ritchie and Stella Ritchie; and a brother-in-law, Charles Jacobs.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at 2 p.m.at Liberty Freewill Baptist Church, 2900 E 1150 N-57, Wolcottville with Pastor Billy Fields officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Thiessen, Terry Jacobs, and Barry Thiessen. Active pallbearers will be Stephen McIntosh, Joey Jacobs, Sr., Joey Jacobs, Jr., Jamey Jacobs, Christopher Smith, and Joseph Jacobs, Jr.
Burial will follow at Orange Cemetery near Rome City.
Visitation is Wednesday, July 21, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church.
Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Martha, Debbie and family I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Hazel. My heart breaks for you. I am praying God eases your pain and heartbreak. God bless you.
Love and Prayers to you all. She is finally Home.
So sorry for your loss. Hazel was like a sister to me I will always love her our families was always close.prayers for all the families and friends. RIP MY sis till we meet again in heaven.♥
Connie, Sending you hugs and prayers, you were able to give your mom what she dearly needed, your entire family accepting the Lord. What a blessing for you all❤
I’m so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all.
Hazel you made your one desire , “ to go home above” to my cousins so sorry for your loss of your loved one . Prayers , that you gain comfort in knowing she’s enjoying her new life with Uncle Arthur, Aunt Juanita , and the millions of family we have around her
I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to all of you. I love you all very much. I love you Hazel & I miss you, you will always be my best friend .
Be at peace sister, be at peace.
I will miss u always sister Hazel u have made it Home to Jesus.
I'm so sorry for your loss my heart goes out to you
Connie so sorry for your loss prayers and hugs love you all