Ruth E. JacobsonRuth E. Jacobson, 87, of Overland Park, Kan., formerly of Superior, passed away on April 28,2011, surrounded by her family.
Ruth E. Jacobson, 87, of Overland Park, Kan., formerly of Superior, passed away on April 28,2011, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Superior to Emmett and Ida McGrew. There is where she met and fell in love with Orville Jacobson and they were married 53 years before his passing in 1997. To this union they have three children, Marilyn (Link) Brace, Thomas (Pam) Jacobson and Gail Jacobson; four grandchildren, Todd Brace, Jennifer Brace, Carrie Brace (Timothy McCarthy) and Craig Jacobson; and five great-grandchildren, Connor, Sawyer, Tanner Brace, Peydin Jacobson and Carter McCarthy.
Proceeding her in death were Orville, her parents, three sisters and a brother.
Surviving her are her children, her beloved dog Camille, many nieces, nephews and friends.
Mother was a homemaker who loved life, gardening and traveling with dad and doting on her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Later in life she enjoyed working with the children at Ward Parkway Preschool. Her family was her life and will be missed by all who knew her. We love you Mom.
Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Monday, May 2, at Porter Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, at 83rd and Quivira. In lieu of flowers please send memorials to American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed at www.porterfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Porter Funeral Homes & Crematory, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, (913) 438-6444.