Obituaries for Surnames Beginning With "J"
Wabasha County, Minnesota
Mrs. (Carrie Wilde) Hugley Jostock Sr.
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FORMER WABASHA CO. COMMISSIONER IS FOUND DEAD
WABASHA, Minn. (Special) A 71 year old former Wabasha county commissioner was found dead in his car at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on old Highway 61, in front of the North Star Service Station, at the south edge of Wabasha.
Nick Jacoby died of an apparent heart attack, ruled Dr. Marvin Timm, Wabasha county assistant medical examiner. He had been dead for about an hour.
The Wabasha county sheriff's office reported that Jacoby suffered the fatal attack while he was driving his car. The vehicle had become stuck in the deep snow and he was attempting to free it.
Wabasha County deputy sheriff Roderick Adams and Wabasha City Policeman William Smith found Jacoby slumped over In the front seat of the car.
They then drove to Sand Prairie to inform his daughter, Mrs. Thomas Barton. When the vehicle they were driving became stuck in the snow, a wrecker was called. The balance of the trip on the impassable roads was made by snowmobile Jacoby was elected Wabasha county commissioner in 1955 and served 16 years before retiring in 1970.
He was born Oct. 22, 1901, in Wabasha to August and Laura Myers. Jacoby and married Marcella Kennebeck here in 1925. The couple farmed in Pepin township before moving to Wabasha in 1958.
Survivors are: his wife, four sons, Lester, Minneapolis; Marvin and Lyle, South St. Paul, and Donald, St Paul; seven daughters, Mrs. William (Muriel) Leisen, Plainview; Mrs. Clyde (Marlene) Honermann, Minneapolis; Mrs. Eugene (Joan) Peters, Simpson, Minn; Mrs. John (Carol) Kasper, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota; Mrs. Marvin (Adella) Meyer, Anoka, Minne, Mrs Thomas (Barbara Barton, Wabasha; and Mrs. Bruce (Mary) Richards, Kasson, Minnesota; 30 grandchildren and one brother Frank, Lake City,. Two brothers and two sisters have died.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m./ Saturday at St. Felix Catholic Church, the Rev John P. Daly, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call at Abbott-Wise Funeral Home from 2 p.m. Friday until time of services Saturday. The Parish rosary will be recited Friday at 8 p.m.
Source: Family Newspaper Clippings